Training exercise Black Sea Trust 2013 begins in Turkey

The naval war games "Black Sea Trust 2013" have been launched in Turkey September 19.

The Navies of Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Romania have been invited as observers, the head of the information department of the Black Sea Fleet 1st Rank Captain Vyacheslav Trukhachev said.

The three-day exercise is being held in the naval base of Eregli. Their objective, according to Trukhachev, is to strengthen cooperation in security on water among the Black Sea countries.

Last year's training of the Black Sea Trust program was held at the Russian naval base in Novorossiysk.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza