The "7th International Black Sea Symposium" organized by the Central Asia University Association Board of Directors with the decision and support of the Chairman of the Turkish Keneş Association of Turkish Universities and the Rector of Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (KTMÜ) Prof. Dr.Sebahattin Balcı was held between 19-21 October 2017 in Giresun. KTMÜ Rector and academicians attended the symposium on "Turkish-Russian Relations" of the Black Sea Strategic Research and Implementation Center.