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Turkey and United States mutually scale back visa services for security reasons

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The US yesterday (October 8) said that it was suspending non-immigrant visa services at its diplomatic facilities in Turkey, a move that was echoed shortly after by the Turkish embassy in Washington.

It comes after a US mission employee in Istanbul was arrested last week on charges of links to a cleric blamed for last year’s failed coup.

A Twitter account run by the US mission in Ankara published a statement saying that recent events had forced the government to take the action while they reas…
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