Russia Warns US It Will “Respond” To Future Border Violations In Sea Of Japan

Tyler Durden

Fri, 11/27/2020 – 21:30

Russia’s foreign ministry said Friday that it’s lodged a formal protest with the United States over this week’s incident in the Sea of Japan, calling it a “provocation designed to disturb the peace”. 

Russia further said Friday it’s military won’t hesitate to “respond” the next time the US Navy brazenly violates its maritime borders. During the Tuesday encounter a Russian warship was described as chasing the US destroyer out of the area.

“We warn the US not to repeat the violation. We reserve the right to respond in the future,” a foreign ministry statement said.

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain. Source: US Navy

The incident happened Tuesday and involved a Russian destroyer threatening to…

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