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Saturday, December 3, 2016

“With the nose pinched”: Turkey abolished visas and waiting for the response of the EU


EU to abolish visa regime, Turkey has to perform 72 requirements. Visa Ankara abolished, but the issues of freedom of speech and judicial system the European authorities there is a claim. However, already on may 4 the Commission may adopt a historic decision.


photo: AP

The problem of migrants hastened the adoption of the EU’s decision on the abolition of visas with Turkey. Under the contract from 18 March, the EU will be sent back to Turkey arrived in Greece via the Aegean sea refugees. Also, the EU has committed Turkey to the solution of problems of refugees 3 billion euros.

Read the story: Migrants from Europe began to return to Turkey: the problem remains unsolved

In exchange, the EU demanded the execution 72 of the criteria for entry into the Schengen area. Yet, according to the BBC, Turkey has problems with freedom of speech — opposition journalists are persecuted by the authorities, as well as any questions to the judicial system.

Despite this, the source said, on may 4, there is every chance that the European Commission “with nose pinched and breath the detainees” would provide the Turkish citizens visa-free entry on the basis of the law On foreigners and international protection”. Thus, by 30 June of the Schengen visa for Turkish citizens will be cancelled.

Read the story: Merkel rushes to Ankara to save relations between the European Union and Turkey

On the eve of Turkey entered into force a law abolishing the visa restrictions for the Schengen area, which was the preparation of the necessary legislative framework in the process of European integration. As reported by Resmi Gazete, this measure will come into force since the abolition of EU visas for Turkish citizens”.

Watch the video on “Refugees rioted on the Greek island of Lesvos”

In a camp for refugees from Syria and Afghanistan, located on the island of Lesbos, riots broke out. The migrants expressed their dissatisfaction with detention conditions, and then threw the Greek Minister for migration policy of the country Yannis Masala bottles with water and stones. At the moment, the tension still remains.

A video posted by a user dsayfreylin

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