IBNA- Turkish Ambassador to Iran Derya Örs visited Qoqnous Cultural and Artistic Institute in Tehran and discussed with the directors of the institute.
According to IBNA correspondent quoting from the public relations office of Qoqnous Cultural and Artistic Institute, in this program Derya Örs visited the bookstore, gallery and book café of the Institute.
He also held discussion with the directors of Qoqnous Institute about the publication of books by Turkish writers and the problem of copyright and book smuggling.
Turkish Ambassador said that in his country no publisher is permitted to publish a foreign book without buying the copyright of the book from the foreign publisher.
Receiving information about the situation of publishing in Iran, he was surprised of the domination of translated book over the authored books.
Turkey is the guest of honor of the 33rd Tehran International Book Fair scheduled for April 14 to 24 in Tehran.