Turkey introduces visas for Russian journalists

Türkiye Materials 3 February 2016 19:39 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 3


Ankara has on reciprocal basis introduced visas for Russian journalists, who make short-term trips to the country, RIA Novosti reported citing Turkey's Embassy in Moscow.

"Journalists, who go to Turkey for a short-term trip, will have to obtain visas. This measure is undertaken on reciprocal basis; Turkish journalists now also have to obtain visas to work in Russia from Feb. 15," said the embassy.

The embassy added that the requirements for entering Turkey haven't changed for permanently working correspondents.