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  • Ukraine and Turkey signed an Agreement on mutual travels of citizens with ID-cards
    posted 14 March 2017 14:42

    During the official visit of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman to the Turkish Republic there has been inked an Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Turkey amending the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Turkish Republic on conditions of mutual trips of citizens.

    The signing ceremony was held in the presence of heads of government of Ukraine and Turkey on the outcomes of their negotiations.

    The Agreement provides for the travel of citizens of both Ukraine and the Turkish Republic using passports in the form of identity cards (ID) with contactless electronic media. The citizens of the two states will be eligible to enter, leave, transit and stay without visas on the territory of Turkey and Ukraine, respectively, for a period up to 90 days within 180 days.

    The implementation of provisions of the Agreement will promote the development of bilateral relations between the two countries, intensification of contacts in the socio-economic, cultural-humanitarian and other spheres.

    Apart from that, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych and President of the Council of Higher Education of Turkey Yekta Saraç inked a Memorandum of cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Council of Higher Education of the Turkish Republic in higher education.

    The document enshrines arrangements reached during the official visit of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to the Turkish Republic on March 9-10, 2016 and the visit of President of the Council of Higher Education of Turkey Yekta Saraç to Ukraine on May 23, 2016.

    The Memorandum’s provisions stipulate for the establishment of joint bachelor's, master's and PhD programs in strategically important to both countries sectors of nuclear energy, nuclear safety, aviation and space technologies, support for programs of learning and teaching of Russian and Turkish languages, the implementation of academic exchange programs and the like.