Turkish President Appoints New Ambassadors to Russia and Ukraine: Latest Updates

Turkish President Appoints New Ambassadors

Russian and Ukrainian Ambassadors

The Turkish newspaper Resmi Gazete reported that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed decrees appointing new ambassadors to Russia and Ukraine, as well as a number of other countries.

The presidential decree published by the newspaper stated: “Appointment of Tangu Bilgiç as Ambassador of the Turkish Republic to Russia.”

Russia’s Expectations

The head of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs, Grigory Karasin, confirmed that Russia hopes that the contribution of the new Turkish Ambassador to Russia Tango Bilgic to relations between the two countries will be positive.

New Ambassador to Ukraine

Mustafa Bilgin has been appointed the new Ambassador of Turkey to Ukraine.

Other Appointments

Erdogan also appointed new ambassadors to Poland, Morocco, and Burundi.

Experience of Ambassador Bilgic

Bilgic served as Consul General in St. Petersburg in 2011–2014, and as Deputy Director General for Information and Press Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2014–2016.

From 2016 to 2021, he served as Turkey’s Ambassador to Serbia. From April 2021, he again became the press secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and from March 2023, in addition to this position, he became director general of the ministry’s Media Department.

Source: News

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