Oil tanker Shah Deniz passes under the 15 July Martyrs bridge on the Bosphorus strait. Photo: Hélène Franchineau

How Istanbul’s man-made canal project could trigger an arms race in the Black Sea – and why China is watching closely

The Kanal Istanbul project will not be subject to the international treaty that limits the access of warships to the strategically pivotal waters in central Europe

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Oil tanker Shah Deniz passes under the 15 July Martyrs bridge on the Bosphorus strait. Photo: Hélène Franchineau
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