American missile destroyer “porter” on Sunday arrived in Odessa, the press service of the General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine.

“October 13, in the 244 anniversary of the naval forces of the USA and on the eve of the Day of defender of Ukraine, the American missile destroyer “porter” arrived in Odessa in the framework continue to strengthen patrols in the tense Black sea region”, – stated in the message of the armed forces on the social network Facebook on Tuesday.

It is noted that this is the seventh visit of an American warship in the Black sea since the beginning of 2019 and the second in Odessa.

“The visit of the American destroyer Black sea – is a planned event designed to show the commitment of Washington to the free navigation”, – said in the message.

So, during the visit of the American destroyer in Odessa in the framework of Ukrainian-American bilateral cooperation will be a number of planned activities, in particular, he will participate in the trainings of the type “Passex”.