Embassy Information

The Day of Russian Culture was held at TOBB University of Economics and Technology of Ankara

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey Andrey Karlov participated in the Day of Russian Culture, which was held on March 25, 2014, in University of Economics and Technology of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB).

During the event the Ambassador met with the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Ihsan Sezal and representatives of teaching staff of the University. They discussed issues of cooperation between Russian and Turkish educational institutions, the development of joint educational programs and the expansion of student exchange.

The Russian ambassador gave a lecture to the students of TOBB University of Economics and Technology who learn Russian language. He spoke about the current situation in trade and economic cooperation between Russia and Turkey. Mr. Karlov noted that boost of investment activity of Russian and Turkish companies in the markets of the two countries creates a need for professionals who speak Russian.

The Russian Ambassador particularly informed Turkish students about the latest events in Ukraine and about the consolidation of Crimea with Russia. He stressed the correspondence of conducted referendum on the peninsula and its subsequent affiliation with the Russian Federation to all international rules. Mr.Karlov told about programs to improve the status and to the rehabilitation of the Crimean Tatar nation.