The official opening ceremony of the international Sea Breeze-2021 exercise was held in Odesa on Monday, the broadcast was carried out on the Ukrainian Navy’s Facebook page.
The Sea Breeze-2021 exercises will be held from June 28 to July 10 in the Black Sea. They will involve 5,000 military personnel and 32 ships from 32 countries.
“Let me, on behalf of all the Ukrainian Navy, congratulate you on the opening of the international Sea Breeze-2021 exercise,” said the Commander of the Ukrainian Navy, Alexey Neizhpapa, addressing the officers of the naval forces in Odessa.
Multinational military exercises have been held on the territory of Ukraine since 1997. The organizers of the exercises are Ukraine and the United States.