The Congress of the Circassian Federation held in Istanbul

The 3rd General Assembly of the Federation of the Circassian Associations in Turkey was held on 26 January 2020 in Shishli-Cevahir Hotel in Istanbul. Delegates of the Federation from around Turkey , guests from political parties and civil society as well representatives of Circassian organizations from the Circassian homeland and the Circassian diaspora, in total of about 300 people attended the congress.

The general assembly, which was held in two parts, started with the opening speech of the President of the federation Nusret Bash. After that the participants of the congress talk about the ways to strengthen the relations between all the Circassians in the world.

In the second part, members of the board have reported the work what done for the past few years. After that the process of electing of the new board of directors of the federation was carried out. Nusret Bash reelected as the President of the federation.