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Russian delegation will travel to Turkey to assess the situation with COVID-19

18.05.2021 34 просмотров

Russia will send experts to Turkey to assess the possibility of resuming tours.


The Russian delegation will travel to Turkey to assess the possibility of restoring the tourist flow between the two countries. This was reported to journalists on Monday at the secretariat of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova following a meeting with representatives of the Turkish authorities. and the responsible departments of Turkey, as well as the visit to Turkey of the Russian delegation, which will include representatives of the competent executive authorities and the industry community. During the visit, tourist sites will be inspected for the security measures taken,” the report says. tourist trips. Such a decision will ensure the health protection of Russian tourists in Turkish resorts.

“Turkey is one of the most popular and favorite destinations for Russians. At the same time, ensuring the safety of life and health of Russian citizens remains an unconditional priority,” Tatyana Golikova noted. According to her, the issue of resuming flights and tourism will be decided on the basis of the criteria for assessing the sanitary and epidemiological situation approved by the operational headquarters, taking into account the level of morbidity in Turkey and Russia.

“We agreed to continue close contacts with the Turkish side, including including the epidemiological situation in the country. Rostourism is ready to send its representatives as part of the Russian delegation to assess the readiness of Turkish resorts to receive Russian tourists. In case of positive results of the visit, we will promptly work out joint steps for the safe and comfortable restoration of mutual tourist flows, ”the words of the head of Rostourism Zarina Doguzova are quoted in the secretariat’s message.

Russia temporarily restricted air traffic with Turkey from April 15 to June 1 due to the worsening epidemiological situation in Turkey to prevent the importation and spread of infection in Russia. Currently, Russia is carrying out the export of Russians from Turkish resorts. Turkey has become the first country with which flights were resumed since the start of the pandemic in August 2020.

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