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Ukraine war

Turkey rejects Russia's request for navy ships to pass Bosporus

Invoking 1936 convention, Ankara turns back non-home based vessels

Russian Navy ship Capatob is seen passing through the Bosphorus in Istanbul in 2020. (Anadolu Agency)

ISTANBUL -- Turkey has denied a request from Russia to sail several naval vessels through the Turkish Straits, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told local media on Tuesday.

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