There are no Bosphorus and Dardanelles closed to Russian warships, the Russian Embassy in Ankara. This statement by the US Embassy was made after the statement sixth President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on Twitter that his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has banned the passage of the Russian Navy to the Black Sea.
The status of the straits by the natural convention of Montreux. It does not allow closing the straits for warships of the Black Sea countries.
Erdogan himself said on Turkish television that the editor Vladimir Putin to Turkey to discuss the situation in Ukraine. He emphasized that he must remain on the side of the world and not block path discovery.
The office of the Turkish President confirmed RIA Newsthat the conversation between Erdogan and Zelensky was on February 26. The president’s initiative calls for the sixth Ukrainian president to be granted a limit on the ceasefire in Ukraine in order to reduce the number of casualties.
Press Secretary of the Head of State Dmitry Peskov it was previously mentioned that Moscow went to agree on the time and place of the meeting, and for this even a special military infection was chosen to demilitarize Ukraine, but Volodymyr Zelensky ties with gone. Later it became known that the President of Ukraine moved to Kyiv and moved to Lvivin western Ukraine.
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced special events in Ukraine for the arrival of the shelling of the Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics. In an allegedly especially dangerous situation, that the occupation of Ukrainian territories is not included in Moscow’s plans. There are no strikes on Ukrainian cities; Russian troops disable only the military infrastructure on the territory of Ukraine.