23 May 2017 Ankara

SAM has hosted a Chinese delegation of Foreign Policy Advisory Committee operating under the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on 23 May 2017 in Ankara. Two parties held a roundtable meeting covering topics ranging from Middle East, Eurasia, counterterrorism to Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Chinese delegation was comprised of Chinese ministry and embassy officials headed by Wu Sike (Member of Foreign Policy Advisory Committee, Former Chinese Ambassador to Egypt). Along with SAM staff, Assist. Prof. Ceren Ergenç (Middle East Technical University) and Oytun Orhan (Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies) also participated in the event that was moderated by Acting SAM Chairman Assoc. Prof. Mesut Ozcan.

The meeting was concluded with Q&A and comment sessions were the above-mentioned speakers shared their opinions as well as suggestions and responded to various questions from each other.