Turkey detains 10 retired admirals over criticism of Erdogan’s canal project

Apr 5, 2021 | INVESTING

Turkey on Monday detained 10 retired admirals after they openly criticised a canal project dear to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a country where the hint of military insubordination raises the spectre of past coups.The official approval last month of plans to develop a 45km (28 mile) shipping lane in Istanbul comparable to the Panama or Suez canals has opened up debate about Turkey’s commitment to the 1936 Montreux Convention.The pact is aimed at demilitarising the Black Sea by setting…

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