World Bulletin / News Desk
In the framework of adaptation to the EU's visa system, government of Croatia decided to issue visa for Turkish citizens who wish to travel to Croatia as of April 1, 2013. According to information from Croatian Prime Ministry, the decision was taken on Thursday in the cabinet meeting.
Officials from Croatian Foreign Ministry informed AA about the visa relations between Turkey and Croatia and said Croatia would start issuing visas from April 1, 2013 latest. Croatia's EU membership will become active on July 1, 2013.
The new visa regulations were covered in the Croatian press widely. It was stressed that issuing visas to Turkish citizens would affect the Croatian economy negatively.
Travel agencies reacted to the decision and highlighted that during the past festive holiday, 2,400 Turkish citizens visited historic Dubrovnik city.
Turkey's Ambassador in Zagreb Burak Ozugergin told AA that Croatia had to revise the details of their decision.Last Mod: 25 Ocak 2013, 12:25