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The project, which looked into both countries perceptions of each other, showed a high level of lack of information about the other. The opinion poll canvassed 1,200 Turks and 1,000 Armenians, which was conducted over a two year period.
The project said that although there the psychological foundation necessary for dialogue in both countries there is a low level of information and very strong negative views towards Turkey in Armenia.
The poll also revealed that 17 percent of the Turks surveyed thought that Armenians are Jewish, 13.5 percent that it is a communist state and six percent that it is run by a monarchy. While 68.7 percent of Armenians define Turks using bad adjectives this figure drops to 34 percent among Turks when they define Armenians. Ninety-four point one percent of Armenians would not let their daughter marry a Turk while 68.1 percent of Turks would not their daughter marry an Armenian. While 67 percent of Armenians say they would not trust a Turkish doctor, the figure for Turks regarding an Armenian doctor is 24 percent.