23 October 2019 Beijing

5th Symposium of Sino-Turkish Relations, under the title “Strategic Relationship between China and Turkey from a Global Perspective” was co-organized by SAM and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in Beijing on 23 October 2019.

Dr. Ufuk Ulutaş, Chairman of SAM, Prof. Mesut Özcan, Chairman of Diplomacy Academy and Assoc. Prof. Nurullah Gür from İstanbul Medipol University, as well as H.E. Abdülkadir Emin Önen, Turkish Ambassador in Beijing and Ferhat Alkan, First Counselor of the Embassy took part in the symposium on the Turkish side.

About 50 experts, academicians and members of press from CASS, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), Shanghai International Studies University, Sichuan International Studies University, Northwest University, Zhejiang International Studies University, People’s Daily, Anadolu News Agency and  national public broadcaster of Turkey (TRT) attended the event.

Turkish delegation also paid a visit to CICIR on the margins of the symposium. Bilateral issues, international and regional developments, especially Syria and Operation Peace Spring, were discussed during the meeting.