Turkey warns against warships in straits | The mail

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Turkey has warned Black Sea and non-Black Sea countries not to pass warships through its Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said. The Montreux Convention of 1936 allows Turkey to limit naval transit of its straits in times of war but includes a clause exempting vessels returning to their home base. “We have implemented what Montreux says, and we will do so from now on. There have been no requests to cross the strait until today,” the official Anadolu news agency reported. , according to Cavusoglu. At least four Russian ships are currently awaiting Turkey’s decision to cross the Mediterranean. Australian Associated Press

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