According to a media report, India has issued a travel advisory to its citizens for visiting Turkey, asking them to “exercise utmost caution” while visiting the Middle East country.
“Government of India has been receiving queries from Indian nationals on traveling to Turkey in view of the situation in the region. Although there have been no reports of untoward incidents in the country so far involving Indian nationals, travelers are requested to exercise utmost caution while traveling to Turkey,” the Indian Embassy in Ankara tweeted.
India in Turkey twitted about Travel Advisory for Turkey
Travel Advisory@MEAIndia @DrSJaishankar @IndianAmbAnkara @CGI_Istanbul @IndianDiplomacy pic.twitter.com/AFkO6tJA0A— India in Turkey (@IndianEmbassyTR) October 22, 2019Advertisement
Relations between India and Turkey were strained recently after Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the 73rd UN General Assembly session, made statements against scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status by New Delhi.
Expressing regret and strongly condemning the statements made by Turkey on Kashmir, New Delhi asked Ankara to get a proper understanding “of the situation on the ground before” commenting on the matter.
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