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August 12, 2022 4:20 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Turkish Migration Service has started issuing long-term residency permits, citing common Turkic roots to Crimean Tatars according to Anadolu Agency. Now, Crimean Tatars don’t have to continuously remain in the country for eight years to obtain a long-term residency, unlike other foreigners. Previously, Ahiska Turks, Uighurs, and ethnic Turks from Bulgaria and Greece had this status in Turkey, according to the news agency.

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