Armed forces of Latvia recorded the passage of the Russian warship a few miles from the territorial waters of the country. This is stated in the official Twitter of the Latvian armed forces.
“In the Latvian exclusive economic zone of ten nautical miles from the territorial waters on January 28 was discovered the presence of Russian ships of class “Bira,” – said in a statement.
The Publication Vesti.lv reports that on January 25 patrol aircraft, NATO has also recorded flying over the Baltic sea near territorial waters of Latvia two Russian su-24 and An-26.
Spain will provide 300 soldiers for a battalion of NATO in Latvia, commanded Canada. The first soldiers arrive at a military base in Adazi in the spring of 2017.
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