Putin says lifting travel restrictions to Turkey

Russian President Putin lifted Moscow\'s travel restrictions to Turkey after he held his first phone call with Erdogan.

Published: 29th June 2016 05:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th June 2016 05:32 PM   |  A+A-


Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lifted Moscow's travel restrictions to Turkey after he held his first phone call with leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan since Ankara downed a Russian jet last year.

"I want to start with the question of tourism ... we are lifting the administrative restrictions in this area," Putin told government ministers in televised comments.

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