As we reported, Santa Maria and Toronto came to Ukraine to join the Sea Shield drills. Both of the vessels are members of NATO Standing Maritime Group 2.
The ships appeared in Odesa after patrolling the Black Sea waters. They will remain in the docks until late April 3.
Santa Maria and Toronto will be available for visits of civilians on April 1. The Canadian crew will welcome the visitors from 1 to 5 p.m., and the Spanish warship will be ready to host the guests from 4 to 7 p.m.