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Turkish officials attended reception in capital city

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) – Turkish dignitaries met with state lawmakers at the capitol then gathered for an evening of fellowship Tuesday.

The Turkish Mississippian Friendship Reception was held at the Old Capitol Inn Gala Ballroom.

Turkey's chairman of agriculture Dr. Vahit KÝRÝÞCÝ and two parliament members were guests of honor.

House Speaker Billy McCoy and legislators welcomed the delegation.

They enjoyed Turkish cuisine and live music authentic to the European region.

A highlight of the reception was an art exhibit featuring Ebru, a technique similar to marbling, from the Ottoman period.

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