American military destroyer Donald Cook (DDG 75) On the second visit.
Donald Cook-'s entry into the Black Sea highlights the role of America's NATO allies and partners. Batumi port visit serves to strengthen cooperation, It confirms its commitment to the Georgia-US commitment to the region and contributes to security.
welcoming ceremony for the Chairman of the Government spoke of the importance of the strategic partnership between the two countries.
"The port of Batumi is hosting a US warship. This once again underlines the very important strategic relations between our countries. also, strengthen peace in the Black Sea and the region in general. We appreciate the defense and security cooperation and strong support of the, that the US side is carried out on a regular basis,” – said Mr. rizhvadzem.
Donald Cook- ship will take part in the Security and Cooperation in demonstrative actions, which serves the US European Command and the goals of the Sixth Fleet. Donald Cook-'s captain Matthew pauelia, which is ekipazhshi 306 sailor included. ship's visit will contribute to the regional partners of the US Maritime Security, Stability, Preparedness and naval capabilities.