Russian warship “aggressively” encounters U.S. destroyer USS Farragut when it was in Middle East waters. This is reported by the website of the fifth fleet of the U.S. Navy.
On Thursday, Jan. 9, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, USS Farragut (DDG 99) was aggressively approached by a Russian Navy ship. pic.twitter.com/SCVyTINNqe
— U.S. 5th Fleet (@US5thFleet) January 10, 2020
According to available information, the incident occurred on January 9.
According to the U.S. military, the Russian warship approached them when the destroyer was carrying out planned operations.
In addition, footage posted on Twitter of the fleet shows that the warship is catching up with USS Farragut.
U.S. Navy notes that after the demand to change course, the Russian warship left the destroyer, but did not do so immediately.