The Day was held on June 22. It was organized by the Russian-Turkish Research Center at RSUH, the Institute of post-Soviet and inter-Regional Research and Yunus Emre Institute. The event was attended by Mr. Huseyin Dirioz, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey in Moscow, who delivered a welcome speech at the opening ceremony.
The participants were also greeted by President Pivovar, Dr. Omer Ozkan, Director of the Yunuz Emre Cultural Center in Moscow, and Dr. Vasiliev, Director of Russian-Turkish Center at RSUH. Dr. Vasiliev spoke of the progress of Turkish studies and research at RSUH and of the perspectives of academic and cultural exchange.
The Day concluded with Turkish pastry, the world-famous Turkish coffee and strong tea that were all conducive to informal socializing of all, including Mr. Ambassador, who shared the positive impression that RSUH and its faculty made on him.