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U.S., Turkey mutually suspend visa services for security reasons


Both the United States and Turkey have suspended all non-immigrant visa services for travel between the two countries, after last week's arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul.

Source: CNN

Turkish and US missions mutually restrict services, say they need to reassess each other's commitment to staff security.

Source: Al Jazeera

The U.S. mission in Turkey and subsequently the Turkish mission in Washington mutually scaled back visa services after a U.S. consulate employee was arrested in Turkey, in the latest sign of fraying diplomatic relations between the NATO allies.

Source: Reuters

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