Georgian FM: "USS Porter back to port of Batumi promotes regional peace and stability"

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23 June 2020

United States Ship (USS) Porter (DDG 78) military ship has entered Batumi Port of Georgia, APA's Georgian bureau reports.

Foreign Minister of Georgia David Zalkaliani wrote on Twitter in this regard.

"Welcome back USS Porter! The third visit to Batumi showcases US-Georgian dynamic security cooperation, underlines importance of the Black Sea for Euro-Atlantic security, and promotes regional peace and stability", reads the tweet.

Note that the ship arrived at Batumi Port on June 23. It has been noted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, personnel will not disembark the ship while in port.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED