After the news that an object that looked like a mine was discovered in the Bosphorus, the movement of the ships was stopped. This has been reported TASS With reference to the Coast Guard’s press service.
“Due to this incident, the movement of ships in both directions has been suspended until further notice,” the ministry said.
Previously reportedIt was determined that the fishermen noticed a mine-like object in the Sarıyer-Türkeli anchorage area.
Later at the Ministry of National Defense declaration about the neutralization of this object.
March 19 Russian FSB warned About the mines laid by the Ukrainian Navy on the approach to the ports of Odessa, Ochakov, Chernomorsk and Yuzhny. It was also noted that the anchor mines could be dragged towards the Bosphorus and the seas of the Mediterranean basin due to a broken cable. It can take place in the Black Sea for up to 420 minutes in total.
Then President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declarationIt was reported that the Ministry of Defense of the Republic took action after Ukraine received information about the mines drifting in the Black Sea.