Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday dismissed concerns that the Canal Istanbul…
İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality has presented a negative report to the Ministry of Environment & Urbanization on the “Canal İstanbul” project, which was presented as a “crazy project” by the AK Party Chair and the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. According to the report; with Canal Istanbul, Sazlıdere Reservoir and Terkos Lake will be destroyed, the climate will change, distance to European continent will enlarge by 1 kilometers. Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu called for a “mini-referendum” against the project, initiating a call for plebiscite in Istanbul.
Since 2011, all of the expert reports on the Kanal Istanbul project say that it will ruin the area’s geography,