Turkey will reduce the quota for foreigners to 20%

This applies to both asylum and residence permits

Turkey will reduce the quota for foreigners living to 20%

Turkish authorities have limited the number of foreigners who can live in a row regions of the country, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

From July 1, no more than 20% of foreigners will be able to live in each region, the minister added (previously the quota was 25%). Then about 1.2 thousand residential areas will be closed for settlement by migrants. According to him, this applies to both the granting of asylum and the issuance of residence permits.

The total number of people living in Turkey with a residence permit as of On June 9, there were about 1.4 million people, of which 91 thousand are Russians.

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