Turkey appoints new ambassadors, chief advisers
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appointed new ambassadors and chief advisers to the president, under a decree published in the Official Gazette on early Nov. 9.
According to the decree, Burak Özügergin replaced Yaşar Halit Çevik as Turkey’s Ambassador to Greece.
Mehmet Yılmaz was appointed as Turkish Ambassador to Somalia, taking the post from Olgan Bekar.
Ahmet Aydın Dogan was named to the post of Turkish Ambassador to Morocco, replacing Ethem Barkan Oz.
Armağan İnci Ersoy was appointed as Turkey’s Ambassador to Paraguay.
Ankara appointed Murat Mustafa Onart as Turkish Ambassador to Mali.
Kemal Onur Özçeri was appointed as Turkey’s Ambassador to Benin.
Meanwhile, İbrahim Kalın (pictured) was appointed as a chief adviser to the president. Kalin was given ambassador title, as well.
İsrafil Kışla was also appointed as a chief adviser to the president.