Baki İlkin

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Baki İlkin
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Born (1943-10-03) October 3, 1943 (age 71)
Ankara, Turkey
Title Representative of Turkey to the United Nations

Baki İlkin (born October 3, 1943 in Ankara) is a Turkish diplomat and ambassador who served as the Representative of the Republic of Turkey to the United Nations.[1]

Previously, Baki İlkin served as ambassador, Deputy Under-Secretary for Bilateral Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey (2001-2004); ambassador of Turkey to the United States (1998-2001); ambassador of Turkey to the Netherlands (1996-1998); ambassador, director general, special advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey (1993-1996); ambassador of Turkey to Denmark (1990-1993); and ambassador of Turkey to Pakistan (1987-1990).

He also held the posts of chief of cabinet for the President of Turkey (1983-1987); special advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (1981-1983); counsellor at the Embassy of Turkey to the United Kingdom (1977-1981); and Chief of Cabinet for the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, as well as Chief of Section for Greece, Turkish Department of Political Affairs (1975-1977).

In addition, Baki İlkin worked as first secretary at the Embassy of Turkey to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1974-1975); third and first secretary at the Embassy of Turkey to Greece (1970-1974); and Third Secretary at the Department of Cypriot-Greek Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey (1969-1970).

Baki is married to author Nur Ilkin.

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