The Russian Ministry of Culture has announced the cessation of all contacts with the international organization TURKSOY, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to Interfax.
“I inform you about the position of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation about the immediate cessation of all contacts of subjects of the Russian Federation with the international organization TURKSOY,” – the Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinnskiy said in the statement.
TURKSOY is the International Cultural organization uniting Turkic-speaking countries. Its headquarters is located in Ankara.
It should be recalled that earlier Russia announced the suspension of the visa-free regime with Turkey from January 1, 2016.