Embassy and Consulate of Belgium in Turkey

Belgium in Turkey

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COVID-19 - Travel Restrictions
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has many consequences, including for travels between Belgium and Turkey.
 
The Belgian authorities strongly discourage travel to Turkey. Moreover, Belgian borders remain closed until further notice to non-essential travel from outside Europe.
 
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For the latest information, please check regularly:
We regularly update these documents with the latest information available to us.
 
If you have any further questions, you can contact us by e-mail at ankara@diplobel.fed.be or istanbul@diplobel.fed.be. You can also regularly visit our Facebook page.

 

News

30 Dec

Tomorrow, 31 December, Belgium's sixth mandate in the UN Security Council (VNVR) will come to an end. Two and a half years ago, our country had received the support of no less than 181 countries to sit at the table of the most important body for international peace and security for two years. During those two years, Belgium has been active on all the dossiers on the agenda of this body.

23 Dec

Belgium is supporting the activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria with a contribution of 2 million euros, in response to the organization's 2020 call for contributions for the country. The ICRC's action is essential and its neutral and independent humanitarian approach, in accordance with the mandate given by the States, makes it a key player in the protection and assistance to the populations affected by the conflict in Syria.

22 Dec

No country in the world will be safe from COVID-19 as long as not all countries are safe. That is why the Belgian Minister for Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir is making 4 million euros available for the COVAX initiative. COVAX is a global collaboration with governments and pharmaceutical companies to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are available and accessible to all countries worldwide.

18 Dec

On Thursday December 17 and Friday December 18, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès held successive bilateral meetings with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, H.E. Ara Aivazian, and her counterpart of Azerbaijan, H.E. Jeyhun Bayramov, on the occasion of their visit to Brussels and in the margins of the partnership dialogue with the European Union. 

17 Dec

Since 2016 Belgium has been supporting the stabilization and reconstruction effort in Iraq, as part of our country's holistic approach to the fight against terrorism.