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If Russia keeps the bs up Turkey can close the straits to Russian vessels.
NATO can conduct exercises with NATO occupied members who border the Black Sea.
What's Russia's problem? Oh, yes, I remember.
There are FIVE nations around the Black Sea who are either members of NATO or have been reason to fear Russia entanglement and therefore welcome the presence of friendly forces.
Just Russia cannot dictate who can come into the Black Sea they cannot dictate to the 3 sovereign nations in question when it comes to their national security.
originally posted by: Raven95
a reply to: ignorant_ape
1 - turkey = NATO member 2 - turkey has the longest black sea coast of any adjacent country
The same Turkey nation whom was responsible for shooting down the Russian jet fighter in Syria right? why do you people here defend Turkey so much?
when Russia decided to invade Ukraine
When Russsia threatened to nuke the west