15 October 2015 Moscow

Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Center for Strategic Research (SAM) organized an international conference entitled “95th Anniversary of Russia-Turkey Diplomatic Relations: Forging Multidimensional Partnership” on 15 October 2015 in Moscow.

The objective of the conference is to conduct a meaningful discussion on the political, economic, academic, and cultural foundations of bilateral relations, explore ways for their future development and prepare concrete proposals for the decision makers of the two countries.

The sessions provided opportunity for discussion on the main areas of bilateral cooperation and to enhance political dialogue between Russia and Turkey, the mechanisms of bilateral economic relations and the progress in implementing of the infrastructure projects. Particular attention was given to the discussion on Russia’s and Turkey’s approaches to current regional developments.

Executives of relevant ministries and agencies, diplomats, experts and leading scholars from Russia and Turkey participated in the Conference.