17 December 2009
ESI's Istanbul film on Armenian TV
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ESI's documentary on contemporary Turkey – "Istanbul: Truth, fear and hope" – was shown on the Armenian TV channel Yerkir. The screening was preceeded by a discussion round on the same channel with Armenian and Turkish experts.

On the next day, journalists from Armenia, Turkey, and Western Europe met with the Armenian Foreign Minister to discuss current Armenian-Turkish relations following the agreement to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The event was also reported on in the Austrian and German quality press:

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