Ankara: 17 Turkish ships have left Russia’s ports


On Friday, the Turkish General Directorate of Maritime Affairs announced the departure of 17 Turkish ships out of 18 Russian ports in the Sea of ​​Azov.

It has been on hold since Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine.


The Turkish Maritime Affairs stated in a tweet that 17 Turkish-owned ships had left the Russian ports in the Sea of ​​Azov (north of the Black Sea) after waiting since February 24.

She added that a Turkish ship was waiting in the Russian port of “Tamruk” to supply the cargo.

At the dawn of last February 24, Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine, which was followed by angry international reactions and the imposition of “tough” economic and financial sanctions on Moscow.