The Turkish foreign Minister and U.S. Secretary of state held a telephone conversation

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotomancer of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu. Archival photoThe Turkish foreign Minister and U.S. Secretary of state held a telephone conversation© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu and US Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has held a phone conversation, reports on Friday, the Anadolu news Agency.

The details of the negotiations are not reported.

On the eve of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara announced the lifting of all restrictions on visa services in connection with obtaining a Turkish security guarantees for employees of the us diplomatic mission. Turkey has decided to lift restrictions on the issuance of visas to the United States in response to a similar move in Washington.

The American Embassy in October announced the suspension of the issuance of nonimmigrant visas in the diplomatic missions of the USA in Turkey. The Turkish Embassy in the United States responded with a mirror, announcing the suspension of the issuance of nonimmigrant visas to American citizens. In November, Turkey has resumed issuing visas for American citizens is «limited».

The visa crisis between the two countries began after the U.S. government expressed deep concern over the arrest of an employee of the American Consulate General in Istanbul Metin Toposa, considering the allegations against him are unfounded and undermining long-standing relationship with Turkey. Topuz is accused of undermining the constitutional system, espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government.

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