Merkel surrendered to Erdogan: visas to be canceled

Sunday, 4 September, 2016 - 15:45

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the decision on visa liberalization between the EU and Turkey can be achieved in the coming weeks.

She announced this after a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, "on the fields» of  G20 summit.

Earlier the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said that the EU may cancel visas for Turkish citizens from October 1 if Ankara fulfills all the necessary conditions, including changes in anti-terrorism legislation.