MEETING IN THE EMBASSY WITH THE PARLIAMENTARIAN GROUP FOR FRIENDSHIP WITH RUSSIA
The representatives of the parliamentarian group for Friendship with Russia of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey headed by the prominent Turkish politician, the deputy of the ruling Party of Justice and Development, the Chairman of the group
Salih Kapusuz were received in the Embassy of Russia on April 16, 2008. The Friendship group is the largest in the Turkish parliament uniting more than 300 deputies from all political parties represented in the Grand National Assembly.
The talks between the parliamentarians and the Russian diplomats were held to exchange opinions on further development of cooperation between the two countries. In particular the participants touched upon relations between the Federal Assembly of
the Russian Federation and the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. The first contact in 2008 between the parliamentarians took place in March in Antalya where upon the invitation of the Turkish side arrived the delegation of the Russian State Duma.
Together with their Turkish counterparts they played a friendly football match. In return Salih Kapusuz visited Moscow in the beginning of April. He was received there in the Council of Federation of the Russian Federation and took part in the
opening ceremony of the year of Turkey in Russia.
April 16, 2008