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Erdogan Wanted a Base in the Antarctic

EPA / UPG

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara is planning to establish a scientific base in Antarctica. The head of state said in his Twitter, handofmoscow.com.

According to him, the project is planned to be implemented by 2019. Erdogan noted that with this scientific basis, Turkey will be among countries that have polar station in Antarctica.

Turkey is one of the States — participants of the Antarctic Treaty signed in Washington in 1959. According to the agreement, in the Antarctic is allowed only scientific activity. 


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