It is reported that more than 700 military personnel from Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Romania, USA, Turkey and France are participating in the maneuvers.

13 ships and 9 aircraft are involved.

On February 1, it was reported that the Ukrainian and US navies conducted a joint training in the Black Sea.

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said during a briefing that the United States' maneuvers in the Black Sea threaten peace and stability.