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The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey visits Eskisehir province

On March 21, 2014, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey Andrey Karlov visited the Turkish province of Eskisehir to attend the ceremony of transfer of the title "Cultural capital of the Turkic world" to the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation, Kazan.

During the visit, he met with the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation Airat Sibgatullin and the Governor of Eskisehir Province Gungor Azim Tuna. In the course of the talks, they discussed issues of economic and cultural cooperation between the province and Russian regions. The Russian Ambassador congratulated the Governor on the holyday of Nowruz and on the successful completion of the year of "Eskisehir, the cultural capital of the Turkic world".

The delivery ceremony of the title to Kazan took place in the evening with the participation of the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Emrullah Isler, the Minister of National Education Nabi Avci and the Secretary General of the International Organization of Turkic Culture TURKSOY Dusen Kaseinov. Then a numerous audience enjoyed bright concert of music and dancing groups from Russia and CIS countries.