Turkey to appoint justice attaches
ANKARATurkey will appoint justice attaches to its consulates and embassies, following a protocol signed between the Foreign Ministry and Ministry of Justice.
“Justice attaches will strengthen our diplomacy, acquire reputation for our country and protect the rights of our nationals,” Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said yesterday in a joint press conference with Minister of Justice Sadullah Ergin.
Officials from the Ministry of Justice could be assigned to Turkey’s representatives in the Council of Europe and the European Union, Davutoğlu said. Because of the protocol, a Foreign Ministry official can now have an internship in the Ministry of Justice, Ergin said.