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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

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. …

Georgia and Serbia sign visa free agreement

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

 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 …

 Turkey halts visa services for American citizens

Turkey cancelled all visa services for Americans at its diplomatic missions in the US in a tit-for-tat move after Washington made a similar announcement earlier in the day. "Recent events have forced the Turkish Government to …