Dagestan may open cultural center in Istanbul

Dagestani acting President Ramazan Abdulatipov made a two-day visit to Turkey to attend a Russian cultural festival and a business forum. He met Istanbul Governor Huseyin Avni Mutlu and proposed formation of a Dagestani cultural center for the Dagestani community in Istanbul.

Abdulatipov reminded that Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan had built such centers.

The governor noted interest in developing relations with all states. He added that Russia and Caucasus had great cultural experience.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza