FEWER CITIZENS OF ARMENIA VISIT TURKEY

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August 30, 2012 | 00:04

The number of citizens of Armenia who headed to Turkey has dropped
by 0.76 percent and comprised 34,864 people, in January-July 2012.

A total of 9,216 citizens of Armenia went to Turkey in July 2012,
and this is 621 less as compared with the same time period last year,
Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from Turkey's Culture and Tourism
Ministry.

But the greatest drop in January-July 2012 was recorded among the
citizens of Syria. A total of 331,864 Syrians citizens visited Turkey
over that period, and this is a 39-percent reduction as compared
with past year's same time period. Citizens of Iran are second,
but likewise with a 39-percent drop.

To note, 72,393 citizens of Armenia headed to Turkey in 2011, and
this number was 4.5-percent more than in 2010.