Turkey eyes closing straits to Russian warships

Turkey eyes closing straits to Russian warships
# 25 February 2022 10:02 (UTC +04:00)

Ukraine has officially appealed to Turkey to close the passage of Russian warships through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, APA reports citing Hürriyet newspaper.

While the minister said Turkey could close the straits to warships, the Russian navy would still benefit from the right to cross the straits to return to its base.

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