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UAE and Saudi Arabia introduce new visas

UAE and Saudi Arabia introduce new visas

Amid an attempt to drive a post-coronavirus economic rebound, a number of countries in the Gulf have introduced new immigration measures to help attract skilled foreign workers

Russia reopened for Turkey

Russia reopened for Turkey

Russia has resumed the issuance of all categories of visas to Turkish citizens, suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Russian Embassy in Ankara said. "From July 29, Russian foreign missions in Turkey have resumed …

EU intends to simplify rules for short-stay visas

EU intends to simplify rules for short-stay visas

The European Union can simplify procedures for requesting and issuing short-stay visas and will use the visa policy to encourage non-EU countries to cooperate on migration. Parliament and Council negotiators informally agreed on a new …

Cavusoglu: Turkey to cancel visa regime with Russia

Cavusoglu: Turkey to cancel visa regime with Russia

Ankara will cancel the visa regime with Russia, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview with CNN Turk, Trend reports. "First, we will try to partially abolish the visa regime,” he said. …

EU warns Africa of tougher visa policy over illegal migration

EU warns Africa of tougher visa policy over illegal migration

The EU warned African and other countries on Wednesday that their citizens will find it harder to get visas to Europe if they refuse to readmit economic migrants under the bloc's efforts to curb migration, Independent Online reports. …

Georgia and Serbia sign visa free agreement

Georgia and Serbia sign visa free agreement

The Georgian and Serbian foreign ministers signed a visa free deal between the two countries, Agenda.ge reports. The agreement will enable Georgian citizens holding ordinary passports to travel visa free to Serbia. The Foreign …

 Cavusoglu and Tillerson speak by phone

Cavusoglu and Tillerson speak by phone

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu spoke with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson by phone about Washington’s decision to lift restrictions on visa services for Turkish nationals, a …