European Council President Charles Michel thanked Turkey on Friday for the deal, he said, to stop citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen planning to travel to Belarus from buying airline tickets at Turkish airports, Reuters reported. .
“I thank the Turkish authorities,” Michel said on Twitter.
Thank you to the Turkish authorities and @SHGM for your support and cooperation. https://t.co/w0B0aaytBL
– Charles Michel (@eucopresident) November 12, 2021
His post also referred to the official account of the Turkish Civil Aviation Authority, noting that a decision had been taken to resolve “the problem of illegal border crossings between the European Union and Belarus”.
It also states that the decision to refuse tickets and boarding is valid “until further notice”.
The EU is in talks with airlines such as Turkish Airlines to urge them to suspend one-way tickets to Minsk, where the refugees are then being transported, according to the EU. on the border with Poland as a means of pressure. Belarus denies the allegations.
For its part, the European Commission has announced that flights from Turkey to Minsk will be suspended for a limited time after reaching an agreement with Turkish Airlines to end the flow of migrants from the Middle East to Belarus.
Source From: Capital