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Turkey welcomes Russian move to lift visa requirements

Foreign ministry spokesman says Turkey expects Moscow to implement all articles of 2010 visa agreement.
07.02.2019 - 09:25

Ankara welcomed Moscow's move to lift visa requirements for Turkish service passport holders and truck drivers traveling to Russia, according to a Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Wednesday.


"We welcome the Russian decision to lift visa requirements for service passport holders and drivers conducting international transportation," Hami Aksoy said in response to a question in the Foreign Ministry building.

He said that Turkey and Russia were negotiating over implementing the decree at the earliest time, adding that Ankara looked forward to a visa lift for Turkish citizens with ordinary passports and implementing all articles of the visa agreement hammered out in 2010.