Georgia, Turkey to cooperate in archive field

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Tbilisi, Georgia, April 16
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

The director general of the National Archives under the Georgian Justice Ministry Teona Iashvili and the head of the State Archives under Turkish Prime Minister Ugyur Unal signed a memorandum of cooperation between the governments of the two countries in the field of archives in Tbilisi on April 15.

The ceremony was held in the exhibition hall of the archive where an exhibition on Georgian-Turkish relations is taking place. The exposition includes the documents of old Ottoman language stored in the National Archives, as well as photos and written materials about the relations between Turkey and the Caucasus, Turkey and independent Georgia.

Turkish ambassador to Georgia Zeki Levent attended the event.

The memorandum envisages the exchange of copies of archival documents, the introduction of digital technology , as well as exchange of experience in the field of restoration. The parties agreed to conduct joint activities and work on scientific publications.

Translated by NH
Edited by CN

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