President Erdoğan was the guest of the "Agenda Special" program. Answering those who are curious about the Kanal Istanbul project in the program, Erdogan said, “The completion of the project will take at least 6-7 years.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was the guest of the "Gündem Özel" program at A Haber, answered questions about the Kanal Istanbul project. Expressing that they examined all channels in the world when the Channel Istanbul Project was launched, Erdogan said, “The Bosphorus is a line where we cannot use our legal rights comfortably. Can we have a problem at any time in the throat? From time to time, there are big tankers and ships hitting our mansions. We need to save the Strait from this. Let's build such a channel that this channel saves us from many troubles and adds a new beauty to our Istanbul. Get an environmental channel. Beyond being an environmentalist channel, let this be a channel under our control. Do not bind us for anything. This beauty will add a different richness to our Istanbul. For this, we have taken this step, it is also seriously disturbing someone at the moment. Why does it bother? Because they don't even have a planted tree in this country. When there are such beauties, they cannot stand it. " he spoke.
Erdoğan emphasized that they will do Kanal Istanbul and said, “We found a customer with build-operate-transfer, otherwise we will make this place with our national budget. At the moment, preparations are at the final stage, we will make the tender and take the step. There are negotiations with different countries, we will take steps accordingly. It will take at least 6-7 years, but it is a project that has a very beautiful beauty and will make its name. 22 kilometers will connect the Black Sea to Marmara. He shortens, of course, he has many things that beauty. ”