Business Insider quotes Rafik Hariri Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Aaron Stein on Russia’s continued use of the Turkish Straits despite the recent conflict between the two nations:

As Aaron Stein, a Turkey expert and nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council, told Business Insider on Tuesday, it remains unlikely that Turkey would go as far as to close the straits — even in these tense times.

“I think this scenario would only kick in a World War II type situation,” Stein said in an email. “Turkey will keep the straits open per the convention and its historical practice.”

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