On June 26 the building of "KAFFED" in Ankara held a congress city of Caucasian Organization (Khase) of Ankara, which was attended by 325 delegates.
On the agenda of the Congress were two issues - renaming the organization and election of the board in addition to the chairman of the organization. The issue of renaming the "Caucasian organization Ankara" to "Circassian organization Ankara" was adopted unanimously.
The second question was the election of board members and chairman of the organization. To do this, Congress presented 2 lists, each consisting of 9 members. The list, headed by Kozo Inal received 186 votes. Members of this list are members of the board, and Inal Kozo elected chairman of the organization.
The process of renaming the "Caucasian organization" to "Circassian organization" began several years ago and lasted until the present day. Previously, the organizations in Yalova city, Bursa and other cities were renamed. The Organization in Ankara city is one of the most powerful Circassian community organizations in Turkey.
Note that the Circassian organizations in Turkey are organized in several federations and are networked organizations. The biggest is the federation "KAFFED" (Caucasian Federation) it consists of 60 independent organizations and also "Circassian organization Ankara."
In addition, there is a Federation, "The unity of the Caucasus", which includes 20 organizations.
"Caucasus Forum" - a youth organization, which has offices in all cities of Turkey.
"Fund of the Caucasus" - a powerful organization in the field of information.
Two years ago, a new organization called the "Patriots of Circassia," started working and which became popular, gradually gaining strength in the Circassian community in Turkey and in the historical homeland, as well as in other countries. In addition, in Turkey there are dozens of independent Circassian organizations, which are not included in these federations.
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