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EU Commission 'to back visa-free travel for Turks in Schengen'

The European Commission will back visa-free travel for Turkish citizens inside Europe's passport-free Schengen area, sources have told the BBC.

Visa liberalisation was offered in return for Turkey taking back migrants who crossed the Aegean Sea to Greece.

But Turkey must still meet EU criteria, and the visa deal needs approval by the European Parliament and member states.

  • 03 May 2016
  • From the section Europe
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