The presidents of Turkey’s leading think tanks recognize the diplomatic message conveyed by recalling ambassadors but question its effectiveness, particularly in the recent case of Turkey, which employed the tactic in reaction to the passage earlier this month of Armenian resolutions in the United States and Sweden.

A Chinese embroidery show opened in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, with 60 masterpieces offering visitors a peek into this ancient art. The works, which fall into the more than 2,000-year-old Suzhou embroidery category, demonstrate such various styles as single-sided, double-sided, flat, crisscross and cut silk.

Collaboration between Armenian and Turkish civil society organizations has helped to ease the recent tension in Turkish-Armenian relations as various civil society organizations from Turkey continue meeting with their counterparts in Yerevan.

A collection of artifacts from Moscow’s Kremlin Palace has gone on view at İstanbul’s Topkapı Palace Museum, offering a glimpse into the fascinating lifestyles led by Russian czars during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Turkey still identifies itself with Ottoman Empire, continuing with threats and speaking from the position of force. Recalling Turkish Ambassador to US following US House Foreign Affairs Committee’s passage of Genocide resolution is an obvious example of it, according to RA NAS Institute director Ashot Melkonyan.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry decided to establish a department that will be responsible for working on developing public diplomacy tools that will strengthen Turkey’s hand and provide it the ability to shape world public opinion in favor of Turkey.