Turkey tightens rules for Russian journalists

13:30, 09 December 2015
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The Turkish authorities have introduced for Russian journalists tougher rules for obtaining a work permit, Russian news agency TASS has reported, with reference to the Turkish Embassy in Moscow.

/ ria.ru

"The journalists who work in Turkey without permission may face a number of penalties. As of today, they should submit a number of documents to the embassy to obtain a work permit, including a letter from the management of the media in Turkish or English languages, where it should be written the purpose of their visit, the place and timing of the visit, as well as the names of those who will be interviewed," TASS reports.

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