There is a lack of expertise in Turkey on neighboring countries, especially Iran, head of Turkey’s Presidency of Turks and Related Communities Abroad (YTB) said on Thursday.

“In Turkey, you cannot find very detailed research on around 20-25 million Turkish cognates in Iran,” Abdullah Eren told the launching meeting of the book Iran Dusunce Tarihi [History of Thought in Iran] at the Center for Iranian Studies in Ankara (IRAM).

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