11 September 2012 Ankara

Delegation from Strategic Studies Center under the Ministery of Defense of Qatar paid a visit to the Center for Strategic Research of the Republic of Turkey on 11th of September 2012 in light of building cooperation between similar institutions in other countries.

In the framework of the visit, a round table discussion entitled with “Regional Developments and Turkish-Qatari Perspective” has been held. Delegates from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as researchers and academicians from various universities also have participated in the meeting.

At the meeting mentioned above, Arab Spring, Syria crisis and Israel-Palestine dispute as well as global issues were handled, the great importance that both parties attach on developments and stability in the region has been underlined, and new decisions about enhancing multidimensional relations between parties were shared. In this context, the program realized considerably fruitful and following the meeting, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Center for Strategic Research (SAM) and Qatar Strategic Studies Center as a first step to strengthen the ties between institutions.

The program concluded with the lunch given by SAM in honor of the guest delegation from Qatar.