Turkey Warns Against Russia Travel in Tit-For-Tat Jet Downing Dispute

November 28, 2015 11:25 AM

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Turkey Warns Against Russia Travel in Tit-For-Tat Jet Downing Dispute

Istanbul: Turkey today warned its citizens off non-urgent travel to Russia in the latest tit-for-tat move as the two nations square off over Ankara's downing of one of Moscow's warplanes.

The foreign ministry in Ankara said travel to Russia should be avoided a day after Moscow -- which had earlier urged its nationals to leave Turkey -- announced it was scrapping its visa-free regime for Turkish visitors.

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