THE BLACK SEA & TURKISH STRAITS AFTER 2023: THE END OF LAUSANNE & PROSPECTS FOR TURKEY’S FUTURE AS REGIONAL POWER
Turkey always caught the attention of the world not only at the time of the Ottomans but even after their demise the geo-strategic location of its territory gives it a significant position in world politics. The only sea opening for five Eurasian states and juncture of Europe and Asia made it a game-changer in the future just like in the era of the Cold war when NATO immediately installed nuclear weapons and directed to the former USSR from the Incirlik US military Air Base in 1962 and change the entire situation. Similarly, the Black Sea and Turkish Straits played a very important role not only for host nations but for many others. The research is intended to understand the importance of the region for them and the world and what future changes can occur due to the end of the international peace treaty of Lausanne after completing 100 years. Turkey has a very glorify past which they are claiming to get again after 2023, thus respective easy also envisioned the prospects of their claim as well as enlightened the challenges which Ankara has to face during this process.