09:11 GMT28 March 2020
Listen Live
    Middle East
    Get short URL
    0 34

    Turkish government officials have been restricted from traveling abroad.

    ANKARA (Sputnik) – Government officials have been restricted from traveling abroad, with additional requirements to arrange travel introduced for selected categories of civil servants, Turkish television reported Monday, citing sources in the interior ministry.

    The travel restrictions apply to all government officials. Green passport holders are required to provide a letter from an employer indicating the purpose and the duration of the trip, according to the NTV broadcaster.


    How Erdogan Could Respond to Foiled Military Coup in Turkey
    EU Foreign Ministers in Crisis Talks Over Turkey Following Failed Coup
    Brussels Should Stop Talks on Ankara EU Bid, Impose Sanctions on Turkey
    officials, travel, Turkey
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via SputnikComment via Facebook