Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Turkey)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Dışişleri Bakanlığı
Agency overview
Formed 1920; 94 years ago (1920)
Jurisdiction Government of Turkey
Headquarters Ankara
Minister responsible Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Ankara.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Turkish: Dışişleri Bakanlığı) is a government ministry of the Republic of Turkey, responsible for the foreign relations of Turkey. The Ministry was established on 2 May 1920.[1] The ministry is headquartered in the Turkish capital of Ankara[2] and counts on more than 200 missions as embassies, permanent representation offices and consulates general, abroad.

Professor Ahmet Davutoğlu is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, appointed on 1 May 2009.[3]

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  1. ^ Brief History of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. Rep. of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 26 August 2010.
  3. ^ "CIA. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments". Retrieved 30 May 2013. 

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