CEFTUS Roundtable with Dr Yasin Aktay “New Turkey in light of recent upheavals in the Middle East”

6 November 2014, House of Lords

The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) held an exclusive and off-the-record rountable with Dr. Yasin Aktay, the AK Party Vice Chairman in charge of Foreign Affairs. The meeting was kindly hosted and chaired by Lord Richard Balfe.

The event was attended by academics, politicians and businessmen ranging from a wide range of backgrounds.

Dr. Aktay delivered a presentation on the development of Turkey under AK Party rule and the various different ways in which it has been involved in and cooperated with various different countries in the Middle East, especially in light of the current crisis in Iraq and Syria.