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Relaxing entry clearance for Turkish nationals: Turkey delivers its case to the European Commission


The Turkish government has sent to the European Commission its file aimed at relaxing the regime for granting European visas to its citizens.

During the migrant crisis, Turkey agreed to cooperate with the EU on the condition that the EU made it easier to Turkish nationals to be granted a visa. The Commission had established 72 criteria that Turkey has declared that it now satisfies.

The Commission will evaluate the elements presented by Turkey.

On 26 March, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet at Varna, Jean-Claude Junker, President of the European Commission, and the President of the European Council, the Bulgarian Mafioso Boïko Borissov.

Turkey has more than 82 million nationals.

If the European Union were to refuse, the agreement controlling immigration would be cancelled and the outflow of the people towards the European Union through Turkey would start up again.

Anoosha Boralessa

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