19 December 2018 – Alexei Vladimirovich Erkhov, Russian ambassador in Turkey, visited Bilkent and delivered talk on the Russian perspective on the United Nations. Mr. Erkhov also spoke at length about Russian-Turkish bilateral relations. The full text of his talk can be found here.

Mr. Erkhov’s visit to Bilkent took place on the two-year anniversary of the tragic killing of Andrei Gennad’evich Karlov. All present observed a minute of silence in honor of Mr. Karlov.