The question of introducing a visa regime for Russians, is not elaborated and cannot be worked with the Russian foreign Ministry, as is the case of a sovereign state. The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry has advised to go on this issue towards Turkey.
MOSCOW, 23 Dec. The question of introducing a visa regime for Russians traveling to Turkey, is a sovereign state and to be finalised with Russia, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on the TV channel “Rain”.
“The question about Turkish visas is a question for the Turkish side”, — said Zakharov.
She added that this issue is not elaborated and cannot be worked with the Russian foreign Ministry. “This decision is a sovereign state on how to pursue its visa policy,” — said Zakharov.
Relations of Russia and Turkey is experiencing a crisis after November 24, Turkish F-16 shot down in Syria, the Russian bomber su-24. The Russian President Vladimir Putin called it a “stab in the back” by the accomplices of terrorists. Ankara claims that the su-24 entered its airspace. The General staff of the Russian Federation stated that the plane boundary is not crossed, confirmed by Syrian air defenses. After the incident, the President signed a decree on measures to ensure national security and the special economic measures against Turkey.