Turkey’s new envoy to UN inaugurated
NEW YORK – Anadolu Agency
AA photoTurkey’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Feridun Sinirlioğlu, launched his tenure on Oct. 21 after presenting his credentials to the global body’s outgoing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Ambassador Sinirlioğlu, who replaced Halit Çevik in June, is a career diplomat with vast experience in Turkish foreign policy.
Sinirlioğlu served as undersecretary at the foreign affairs ministry for seven years. He also briefly assumed the role of foreign minister last year during a months-long election cycle.