Submarine of the Royal Netherlands Navy was trying to get closer and to follow the aircraft carrier group headed by aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” in the Mediterranean sea. About it told the official representative of the Ministry of defense Igor Konashenkov.
According to the Agency, received in , diesel-electric boat in the Netherlands were able to detect search-strike group, consisting of large anti-submarine ships “Severomorsk” and “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” in the morning on 9 November. The boat was at a distance of 20 km.
According to Konashenkov, the maneuvers of the submarine near the group of the Russian ships “could lead to serious navigational accidents”. However, the ships of the Northern fleet submarine was forced to leave the area.