14 January 2015 Ankara

In the margins of the visit by H.E. Mr. Jan Hamáček, Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic upon the invitation of H.E. Cemil Çiçek, Speaker of Turkish Parliament, a round-table meeting was organized by SAM on 14 January 2015 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the request of Czech delegation.

The meeting was moderated by SAM Chairman Prof. Ali Resul Usul and participated by Hon. Ahmet Arslan, Chairman of Turkish-Czech Friendship Group in Turkish Parliament and AK Party Kars deputy, as well as representatives from Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and prominent Turkish think-tanks. During the meeting, Chairman Hamáček was informed about recent developments in the Middle East and Turkey’s approach, and questions from Chairman Hamáček and his delegation were answered by the Turkish side.