Relations between the US and India warmed up under the Obama administration. But after Trump got elected, obstacles emerged on issues such as trade and visas for Indians wanting to work in the United States.
K is a character in Franz Kafka's novel "The Castle" who gets trapped in an endless labyrinth of bureaucracy. Tightened US visa rules seem to be straight out of K's nightmare.
European Parliament approves a non-binding resolution amid an ongoing dispute with the US over visa restrictions against five EU nations. But any move to reintroduce visa requirements would have to be approved by EU's member states first.
The longstanding policy allowed any Cubans who reach US soil to become permanent residents of the country.
Speaking at a press conference in Ankara, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on the PKK to cease all attacks against Turkey and said that the EU will continue working on a visa-free deal with the government.
Turkish prime minister says Turkey will not change its anti-terrorism legislation, a condition put forth by the EU in order for Turks to be able to receive visa-free travel to Europe.
The European Union proposed in May the granting of visa-free travel for Turkish citizens visiting the bloc from late June but is yet to fulfil its part of the deal.
EU executive discusses visa requirement for US and Canada
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