Erdogan: US visa suspension decision is 'upsetting'

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Turkey's president has described a US decision to suspend most visa services for Turkish citizens as “upsetting”.

The freeze is in response to the arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul, accused of links to last year's failed coup.

Ankara immediately imposed tit-for-tat measures, suspending its own visa services in the US.

The US ambassador to Turkey says the length of the visa suspension will depend on talks between the two governments.

Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.

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