Detentions began: admirals mutinied in Turkey


Several retired admirals of the Turkish army announced on Saturday 3 April that the government and the Justice and Development Party are doing something wrong. policies regarding the 1936 Montreux Convention guaranteeing freedom of navigation in the Bosphorus and Dardanelles regions.


According to the military, this agreement must be strictly observed, and Ankara has no right to question it. In response, according to France Presse, Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered the arrest of the rebellious admirals.

The retired military stressed their commitment to the Montreux Convention in response to the speaker of the Turkish parliament, Mustafa Shentop, who expressed his opinion about Erdogan's right to withdraw from the agreement "at will." However, later Shentop clarified that he had in mind only the full powers of the head of state.

On Monday 5 April, the arrests of the admirals began. According to the General Prosecutor's Office, arrest warrants have been issued against ten people, and four more ex-admirals must appear at the prosecutor's office on their own due to their venerable age. The nature of the charges against the military is not yet known. According to Turkish media reports, some officials spoke of the admirals as "the fifth column" and lovers of coups d'état.

On the same day, the Turkish President ordered to convene an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers to discuss the current situation.
  • Used photos: kremlin.ru
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  1. Netyn Offline Netyn
    Netyn (Netyn) April 5 2021 12: 43
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    In 1952, Turkey joined NATO, after which the Americans deployed nuclear warheads on its territory.
    It was then that the Turkish leaders were again dizzy with imaginary power, and some already recalled the good times of the Ottoman Empire.
    And since we are so great again, the Turkish authorities thought, we will close the Bosphorus for Soviet ships.
    Moscow did not make a concerned face, summon the Turkish ambassador and poke a diplomatic note in his nose. Soviet Foreign Minister Comrade Gromyko, in a conversation with American journalists, said that the Soviet fleet does not need the Bosphorus to enter the Mediterranean Sea. On which the questions naturally rained down - how is this possible, did you teach geography? Gromyko calmly replied: just two volleys and besides the Bosphorus there will be more straits, though I'm not sure if Istanbul will remain! Literally on the same day, all claims from the Turkish side were withdrawn.
    1. Mantrid Machina Offline Mantrid Machina
      Mantrid Machina (Mantrid Machina) April 5 2021 13: 40
      +3
      yes, who who and A. Gromyko knew how to put in place
    2. Natan bruk Offline Natan bruk
      Natan bruk (Natan Bruk) April 5 2021 13: 54
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      This is another fake. Gromyko never said anything like that.
  2. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF April 5 2021 12: 59
    +1
    The trouble is when a military man is more decent than a politician ...
  3. nov_tech.vrn Offline nov_tech.vrn
    nov_tech.vrn (Michael) April 5 2021 14: 10
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    For some reason, all Eastern rulers over the years are denied thinking capabilities and megalomania is turned on. Erdogan is no exception, a little more and he will be made a saint, unless, of course, he is sent to the houris before.
    1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
      Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 6 2021 17: 07
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      Quote: nov_tech.vrn
      For some reason, all Eastern rulers over the years are denied thinking capabilities and megalomania is turned on. Erdogan is no exception,

      Putin too
      1. isofat Offline isofat
        isofat (isofat) April 8 2021 10: 49
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        Oleg Rambover, a common mind is cheating on you! laughing
  4. Netyn Offline Netyn
    Netyn (Netyn) April 5 2021 14: 17
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    Quote: Natan Bruk
    This is another fake. Gromyko never said anything like that.

    Another lie of yours, nothing more.
    He told this at a cocktail party at the White House to American journalists.
    1. Natan bruk Offline Natan bruk
      Natan bruk (Natan Bruk) April 5 2021 17: 53
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      He only "said" this for fans of fakes like you. He never said anything like that.
  5. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
    Alexzn (Alexander) April 5 2021 17: 25
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    Quote: Natan Bruk
    This is another fake. Gromyko never said anything like that.

    Well, I want them to believe in these fairy tales.
    1. Ivan Semenov Offline Ivan Semenov
      Ivan Semenov (Ivan Semenov) April 6 2021 09: 56
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      Quote: AlexZN
      Well, I want them to believe in these fairy tales.

      And the straits were closed then?
  6. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
    Alexzn (Alexander) April 5 2021 17: 30
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    Quote: Netyn
    Quote: Natan Bruk
    This is another fake. Gromyko never said anything like that.

    Another lie of yours, nothing more.
    He told this at a cocktail party at the White House to American journalists.

    Are you serious? In the 50s and 60s, a petroleum worker could have believed in something like that, but today ...
    1. isofat Offline isofat
      isofat (isofat) April 5 2021 18: 10
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      Alexzn, but someone said these words first, you cannot deny it. Was he smarter than Gromyko, that is the question! yes
      1. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
        Alexzn (Alexander) April 5 2021 18: 17
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        Quote: isofat
        Alexzn, but someone said these words first, you cannot deny it. Was he smarter than Gromyko, that is the question! yes

        Gromyko was a very smart and very correct politician and such stupid statements are sooooo far from him. This is all from myth-making.
        1. isofat Offline isofat
          isofat (isofat) April 5 2021 19: 30
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          Quote: AlexZN
          Gromyko was a very smart and very correct politician and such stupid statements are sooooo far from him.

          Alexzn... Since these words are attributed to Gromyko when he was at cocktail in the White House and talked to American journalists, I will note that any joke will look stupid if you take it seriously.

          The clever Turks were apparently reinsured when they found out that there is some truth in any Soviet joke. (joke) smile
  7. Netyn Offline Netyn
    Netyn (Netyn) April 6 2021 09: 34
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    Quote: Natan Bruk
    you. '' He never said anything like that.

    But, for example, Boris Yulin thinks the opposite
    Maybe Nathan, the gloomy Troll, is lying, but the historian is right? No, some kind of nonsense ...