Turkish minister denies information on introduction of visa regime with 89 countries
Baku, Azerbaijan, January 9
The information that Turkey plans to introduce a visa regime with the 89 countries doesn't correspond to reality, Minister for the EU Affairs of Turkey Volkan Bozkir told, Anadolu agency reported.
"We strive to ensure that our citizens from October 2016 could attend the Schengen area without a visa, and continue to work in this direction. This information doesn't correspond to reality. People should trust the statements of the competent authorities", Bozkir said.
Earlier a number of Turkish media reported Jan. 7 that Turkey will on June 2016 start the visa regime with 89 countries, including Azerbaijan, at a request from the EU.