16 December 2016 Ankara

The Center for Strategic Research (SAM) in cooperation with Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) organized a conference entitled "Deepening Turkey-Russia Relations" on 16 December 2016 in Ankara.

The whole day event started with the welcome speeches by SAM Chairman Assoc. Prof. Mesut Özcan and RIAC Director-General Dr. Andrey Kortunov. Throughout its three main sessions dedicated to political, economic/energy and cultural/social issues, the conference provided a platform for fruitful discussions on current Turkish-Russian relations and on some other regional topics with the participation of valuable academicians, experts and diplomats from both Turkey and Russia.