Turkey changed ambassadors in 25 countries

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Turkey has replaced ambassadors in 25 countries in accordance with the orders of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Among others, the heads of the Turkish diplomatic missions in Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan changed on Thursday, December 20, the agency Anadolu reports.

Mehmet Samsar, previously head of the department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for consular issues, was appointed new ambassador to the Russian Federation. He will replace Hüseyin Lapiz Diriöz in this post.

The embassy in Kiev will now be headed by the deputy head of the Foreign Ministry's department for Eastern Europe, Yagmur Ahmet Gulder. The Deputy Director of the Agency for Cooperation and Coordination at the Government of Turkey (TİKA) Mehmet Sureya Er will become the ambassador to Uzbekistan.

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