The Turkish authorities will restrict the issuance of residence permits to foreigners. Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu announced this on June 11, Anadolu agency reports.
According to him, from July 1, no more than 20% of foreigners will be able to live in each region of Turkey. In addition, about 1.2 thousand residential areas will be closed to migrants. This will also affect people seeking asylum in Turkey, Gazeta.Ru writes.
“We have prevented 2,626,170 people from entering Turkey at the borders and we have detained 1,246,000 immigrants inside the country in the past six years,” Soylu said.
On June 5, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the situation around Ukraine provoked panic in European countries due to refugee flows. He noted that Turkey has been successfully coping with illegal migration from Syria for 11 years.
On May 18, Alena Karatygina, an expert on working with foreign partners of the federal company Etazhi, said that the demand for residential real estate in Turkey could reach record levels in the coming weeks.
From June 13, new rules for obtaining citizenship in exchange for investments will come into force in Turkey. If now, when buying real estate worth $250,000 or more, you can count on obtaining Turkish citizenship, then from June 13, the investment threshold will increase to $400,000, the expert explained.