THE MONTREUX CONVENTION: A REGIONAL AND GLOBAL SAFETY VALVE
|Teoman Ertuğrul Tulun
This report is prepared to recall the significance of The Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Straits which entrusted Turkey with the full control of the Turkish Straits and restored Turkey’s absolute sovereignty over one of the most strategic waterways in the world that converge Europe and Asia.
The report, starts with explaining the historical background of the regime of the Turkish Straits until the Montreux Convention and incorporates detailed analysis of the core articles of the Convention, dwells on the current developments in today’s crisis-ridden world that bring the Montreux Convention to renewed prominence. The report, furthermore, suggests that Montreux Convention continues to be a functional regional and global safety valve for today's world.