Erdogan riles critics, Russia with 'crazy' new canal

Energy Daily


Istanbul (AFP) April 30, 2021

Not content with shaping Turkey's history, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is about to change its geography, too, by building an alternative to the Bosphorus, raising hackles at home and alarm in Russia. Critics accuse Erdogan of pursuing a vanity project that will open up Istanbul to unbridled construction and put the government into deep and largely unnecessary debt. Environmentalists h

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