Situation in Black Sea Waters Aggravates: Russian General Staff
Azerbaijan, Baku, 23 August / Trend corr. V.Zhavoronkova / Situation in the Black Sea waters aggravates, Nogovitsin, the deputy chief of the Russian General Staff said in a news conference in Moscow on 23 August, the Russian Vesti TV channel reported.
"NATO member states continue to increase the number of naval forces under the cover of necessity to deliver humanitarian aid," he said.
According to Nagovitsin, the Poland and US naval frigates entered Bosporus strait on 22 August in addition to the Spain and German naval frigates, which entered water area on 21 August.
"I do not think it will contribute to stabilization of situation in the region," he said.
At the night of 8 August, large-scale military operations were launched in the self-declared South Ossetia republic. The Georgian troops entered Tskhinvali. Later the Russian troops entered the city and drove the Georgian forces back to the Georgian territory.
On 12 August, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced that he has decided to end operations to compel Georgia to peace.