Turkish media: “Historic step” to lift travel visas for Turks

The European Commission, has taken a historic step in recommending the lifting of travel visas for Turkish citizens inside the visa-free Schengen zone.  As part of a Turkey-EU migrant deal reached to curb the flow of migrants into the bloc, the EU pledged visa-free travel for Turkish citizens by July on the stipulation that Turkey met all 72 required criteria. (Hurriyet News)