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Mr Murthy built 11 watchtowers across the park, from which guards look out for the splotches of red light that poachers use to attract animals at night.
It is surrounded by imposing walls topped with razor wire, with watchtowers at two corners.
Beyond a pink 10,000-square-foot main residence sits a caretaker house, a large pool with a three-story watchtower and footbridge, a greenhouse, and two private ponds.
But since cross-border trade is worth more than 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) a year, there’s a desire to avoid disruptions, especially given concerns that a return to checkpoints and watchtowers could endanger the region’s peace process.
For centuries, Eastern European countries such as Estonia relied on walls, watchtowers, and fortresses to keep out invaders.
Despite the chain’s polished pedigree, the hotel retains hints of its past, including an inmate’s inscription on a marble pillar and watchtowers capped by minarets that now conceal the elevators.
Iraqi forces and Shia paramilitary groups have almost completely encircled Hawija, with the exception of a path to Kirkuk from the west, which stretches out in front of the watchtower.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry announced last week that Iran, Russia and Turkey had agreed to deploy armed observers on the edge of Idlib, where troops would provide a cordon with checkpoints and watchtowers.
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