Russian mines have already been detected in Bosphorus, near Bulgaria–Romania border
No other state since World War II has posed such a threat to free navigation as Russia has already posed.
“The war is not limited to our borders now. No other state since World War II and the Nazi aggression at sea has posed such a threat to free navigation as Russia has already posed,” President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his address to the Storting, the Parliament of Norway.
The President noted that the Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov had been blocked by Russia since the first day of their invasion.
“About a hundred ships cannot enter the Mediterranean Sea. Some ships were simply hijacked — this is piracy for theft of cargo. Several ships were fired at,” he said.