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Turkey’s Foreign Policy Dilemmas in 2015

Wed, Dec 3, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

You are cordially invited to a panel on the topic of 

Turkey’s Foreign Policy Dilemmas in 2015

Wednesday, December 3
4:00 PM 

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036 
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The panel discussion will be related to Turkey’s foreign policy agenda prior to and during the new year. As such, it will refer to three important topics that  comprise crucial components of Ankara’s foreign policy for next year. These are: the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide; the Kurdish Question and its ramifications in the region (Turkey-Syria, Turkey-Iraq relations); and Turkey-Cyprus relations, which are also related to Turkey-Israel policy and Ankara’s energy interests in the eastern Mediterranean.

Turkey-Armenia relations on the threshold of 2015: why is the normalization delayed?
Haykaram Nahapetyan (journalist, researcher, correspondent of the Public TV Company of Armenia to the U.S.)

Turkey-Cyprus relations: Energy of politics and politics of energy
Endy Zemenides (Executive Director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council)

Iraq’s and Syria’s Kurds in Ankara’s strategy: concluding 2014 and moving ahead
Mehmet Yuksel (representative of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to the U.S.)

This lecture will be hosted by Vilen Khlgatyan, an alumnus of IWP and Vice-Chairman of the Political Developments Research Center (PDRC), a think tank based in Yerevan, Armenia.

Please contact with any questions.