24 March 2014 Mosul- Iraq

Panel entitled “ Changing Equilibrium in the Middle East and Turkey-Iraq Relations” was organized together with Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) and Mosul University in Mosul on 24 March 2014.

Assoc. Prof. Mesut Özcan, Chairman of SAM, Öztürk Yılmaz, Consul General in Mosul, Assoc. Prof. Şaban Kardaş, ORSAM President, Assist. Prof. Murat Yeşiltaş, SAM Advisor and Bilgay Duman, ORSAM Researcher attended to the panel. Moreover, within the context of the programme in Mosul, Turkish delegation paid visits to Etil Nuceyfi, Governer of Mosul, Nurettin Kaplan, Deputy President of General Assembly in Mosul Province, Members of  General Assembly in Mosul Province, Mosul Culture Center and Prof. Abu Sa’eed Dewachi , Rector of Mosul University.

Throughout the programmes, recent developments in the Turkish-Iraqi relations were assessed, the Arab Spring and its repercussions in the region were discussed and Turkish foreign policy was elaborated.