Turkey tells Kyiv it won’t block Russian warships – reports

Kyiv has asked Turkey to block Russian warships from traversing the Dardanelles or Bosphorus straits, which link the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, according to reports.

Turkey tells Kyiv that even if it did block warships, Russian forces can still return to their bases, the reports indicate.

In this photo released February 16, 2021, by the Iranian army, a Russian warship enters Iranian waters for a joint naval exercise with the Iranian navy and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard navy. (Iranian Army via AP)

The Kremlin has a key naval base in Syria, and recently held large naval drills in the Mediterranean and Gulf of Oman.

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