20-25 Turkish journalists will shortly pay a “working visit” to Yerevan on the initiative of the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
The Star newspaper (Turkey) reports that the visit will take place in the framework of the events preceding the Sept 23-25 Istanbul Armenian Conference, an event that is to consider alternative opinions on the Armenian Genocide and to establish contacts for developing ties between Armenia and Turkey. The contacts will start with the establishment of in inter-university ties and then will grow into joint political and economic initiatives. Star reports that performing shortly in Yerevan will be the Opera and Ballet Company of Turkey. Then the sides will form a political task force while now the they are developing a program of exchange between the French University of Armenia and Galatasaray University.