Three NATO Warships Visit Split

Total Croatia News

ZAGREB, April 7, 2018 – A group of three NATO warships, led by the British destroyer HMS Duncan and including a Spanish and a Turkish frigate, anchored off the southern coastal city of Split on Friday, and a delegation of the three vessels met with the Deputy Mayor of Split Nino Vela.

The group’s commander, Captain Mike Utley, said that their cooperation with the Croatian Navy was good and that their mission was to secure the navigation routes of NATO members in the Mediterranean.

Vela invited the NATO guests to a sight-seeing tour of the city.

The Defence Ministry said in a statement that the NATO ships would stay in Split until April 10 and that the purpose of their visit was to strengthen the interoperability of the Croatian Navy and NATO.


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