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Closed to Foreigners: Eight More Istanbul Neighbourhoods

Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced Friday that Avcılar, Bahçelievler, Bağcılar, Başakşehir, Esenler, Esenyurt, Fatih, Küçükçekmece, Sultangazi and Zeytinburnu will no longer give residency permits to non-citizens for new sign-ups. After the Istanbul Migration Evaluation Meeting, Soylu notified the press that eight more neighbourhoods were off-limits to new international residents. By...

by MD
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