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The Russian Ambassador met with the representatives of the Tatar community of Eskisehir

On March 21, 2014, during a visit to Eskisehir province, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey Andrey Karlov together with the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation Airat Sibgatullin visited the Museum of Tatar culture.

During his visit to the Museum, the Ambassador had a coversation with the representatives of the Tatar community of Eskisehir, who thanked the Embassy and the Representation of the Republic of Tatarstan for the assistance in opening of the cultural center. Mr. Karlov also met with students from Tatarstan, who are studying in the universities of the city.

The Museum of Tatar culture was opened during the visit of the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov to the Republic of Turkey in June 2013. It represents traditional life of Russian Tatars, who migrated to Turkey at the turn of the XX century, exhibits samples of culture and art of this nation, historical documents and photographs are exhibited.