SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich still left the port of Sevastopol in Crimea on Monday for the Mediterranean exactly where it will join the country’s naval forces deployed in close proximity to the Syrian coast, a Russian source told Reuters.
The source did not offer more facts. A Reuters witness observed the ship leaving its moorings in the naval port of Sevastopol.
The frigate was deployed to the Mediterranean Sea final November as section of Russia’s naval task drive to Syria exactly where it introduced cruise missile strikes in opposition to Islamic Condition targets.
The Russian navy was not instantly obtainable for comment.
The Admiral Grigorovich is the initially in the class of six frigates commissioned by the Russian navy in 2010 for its Black Sea Fleet.
(Reporting by Moscow Newsroom writing by Aleksandar Vasovic Enhancing by Janet Lawrence)