NATO battleship arrives at Odessa port [Pics]

The American destroyer Carney DDG-64 arrived at the port of Odessa, reported one of the Ukrainian editions.

"This morning the American destroyer Carney DDG-64 moored at the berth of the new container terminal of the Odessa port, becoming the first NATO ship to visit Odessa in the new year," the report said.

As noted by the publication, the purpose of the visit is "to conduct operations to ensure security at sea and to strengthen combined readiness and naval capabilities among NATO allies and partners." The ship will stay in the port of Odessa until January 11.

DONi News Agency