Turkey bans academics from work trips abroad: State media

Turkey`s higher education council has banned academics from work trips abroad and urged those overseas to quickly return home, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

AFP| Updated: Jul 20, 2016, 14:07 PM IST

Istanbul: Turkey`s higher education council has banned academics from work trips abroad and urged those overseas to quickly return home, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

The council in a statement told universities that academics who are already abroad on work or study missions should return home "within the shortest possible time".