Ankara hopes to introduce a visa-free regime for citizens of the republic when visiting Russia, reports TASS, referring to the statement by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu following a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.
Cavusoglu said that the relevant security structures in Turkey are ready to conduct the necessary training.
The minister recalled that Russians can enter Turkey without visas. He noted that the republic, despite the pandemic, was visited by 2 million Russian tourists this year.
Earlier it was reported that from December 30, air passengers to enter Turkey analysis for COVID-19 is required. A negative coronavirus test must be done within 72 hours of departure. The condition applies to all persons over 6 years old, including those who travel through Turkey to other countries.