RIGA, July 23. /TASS/. A Russian military ship was seen once again near the Latvian border, the country’s National Armed Forces (NAF) said on Saturday.
"In the Latvian exclusive economic zone 7 miles off the NAF territory waters, today (on Saturday) was identified the Admiral Essen frigate of Admiral Grigorovich class of the Russian Armed Forces," NAF reported.
The Latvian Defense Ministry said Russian military aircraft and vessels approached the republic’s borders in 2015 more than 270 times, in 2014 - more than 250 times.
Russia’s Ambassador to Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov earlier said all flights of the Russian military aircraft and movement of the vessels are made in strict compliance with the international legal norms.