(QHA) -

The IV media forum of Turkic-speaking countries and communities opened in Girna, North Cyprus, Nov 15.

The event was organized by chief department of the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of Turkey with a support of Foreign Ministry of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

About 150 delegates--most of them journalists -- from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Turkey, Moldova’s Republic of Gagauzia, as well as Crimea attended the Forum.

Murat Karakay -- director general of Chief Department of Press and Information of Turkey -- and Bulent Arinca -- deputy Prime Minister of Turkey have opened the forum.

Coordinator of QHA news agency Ismet Yuksel has also took part in the event. Yuksel has spoken about the situation of Crimean Tatars in Crimea in new reality.