April 21, 2021

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Turkey detains admirals who criticised giant Istanbul canal

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The 10 detained include Cem Gurdeniz, often described as the father of a controversial new maritime doctrine known as “Blue Homeland”. It claims Turkish maritime rights in the Eastern Mediterranean, including waters around some Greek islands. Tensions have escalated in the past year, as Turkey is prospecting for oil and gas in the area.

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