Turkey appoints 25 new ambassadors
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey has appointed 25 new ambassadors, according to a decree published early Dec. 20 in the Official Gazette.
According to the decree, another 22 ambassadors were reassigned from their positions to the Foreign Ministry’s headquarters in Ankara.
Among the newly appointed ambassadors is Derya Örs (pictured), head of the Ataturk High Council of Culture, Language and History, who was appointed ambassador to Iran, replacing Rıza Hakan Tekin.
They also include Mehmet Süreyya Er, vice president of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), who was appointed to Uzbekistan, replacing Ahmet Basar Şen.