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Turkey-United States relations

The U.S. Mission in Turkey suspends all non-immigration visa services in the country citing security concerns.

Markets in Istanbul tumbled after the U.S. and Turkey stopped issuing visas for each other’s citizens in a spat related to last year’s failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, deepening divisions between NATO members already at odds over the war in Syria.

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  1. The U.S Mission in Turkey suspends all non-immigration visa services in the country citing security concerns. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-us-usa-turkey-security-u-s-mission-to-turkey-suspends-visa-services-for-security-reasons-idUSKBN1CD0SC (Reuters)]In a tit-for-tat move, the Turkish mission in the United States suspends all non-immigration visa services in the country, via a reversed-role copy of the U.S. statement. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-us-usa-turkey-security-u-s-mission-to-turkey-suspends-visa-services-for-security-reasons-idUSKBN1CD0SC (Reuters)]The Turkish lira (TRY) falls 3.2% intraday on worries for Tourism in Turkey. ([https:--www.reuters.com-article-us-usa-turkey-security-u-s-mission-to-turkey-suspends-visa-services-for-security-reasons-idUSKBN1CD0SC Reuters], [https:--www.bloomberg.com-news-articles-2017-10-08-u-s-suspends-non-immigrant-visa-services-in-turkey-after-arrest Bloomberg])
  2. The U.S. Mission in Turkey suspends all non-immigration visa services in the country citing security concerns.

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