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AGBU YOUNG PROFESSIONALS’ YEREVAN TEAM MET WITH ANALYST, TURKOLOGIST ARTAK SHAKARIAN

Opening the new working season and continuing the tradition of holding meetings with famous political figures and analysts of the Republic, the members of the Yerevan team of the AGBU Young Professionals held a meeting with political analyst, Turkologist, Yerevan State University professor and Director of the School of Young Leaders Artak Shakarian on September 14. During the two-hour-long meeting Shakarian spoke about Turkish foreign policy and diplomacy, Armenian-Turkish relations, the recent and possible future developments in this field.

The meeting was open to the public and was attended by YPs, students of numerous universities, as well as various interested parties. Active discussions followed the lecture, during which the YPs voiced their positions and viewpoints on Armenian-Turkish relations, “football diplomacy”, opening of borders between the two countries and the possible political, regional and economic consequences of that.These kinds of meetings are an important part of AGBU YP Yerevan team’s activities and will certainly have a continuation in the future.