Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara have signed an agreement abolishing visa regime between the two countries. According to the Russian president, is a historic "breakthrough agreement, which primarily aims at to make life easier for millions of people." Last year, Turkey was visited by 2.5 million Russians.
Following the meeting was signed by 12 Russian-Turkish cooperation agreements totaling $ 25 billion
sides set a goal of 5 years to bring the annual volume of bilateral trade at the level of $ 100 billion In addition, the parties agreed to organize the international train-ferry service across the Caucasus and Samsun ports as well as to expand cooperation in aviation and maritime transport. Erdogan told about the plans for the revitalization of the Turkish construction companies in Russia, particularly at the sites of the Universiade-2013 and the Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi.
the largest of the signed agreements was an agreement to build Russian nuclear scientists first nuclear power plant in Turkey.
Project chetyrehblochnoy plant is estimated at $ 20 billion
without a visa, Russian tourists can already go to Israel, Malta, the Galapagos Islands, the Maldives, the Caribbean islands, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Thailand, Vietnam, Montenegro and some CIS countries.