Şükrü Sina Gürel

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Şükrü Sina Gürel
Şükrü Sina Gürel detail, 020918-D-9880W-065.jpg
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
9 July 2002 – 18 November 2002
Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit
Served with Mesut Yılmaz
Devlet Bahçeli
Preceded by Hüsamettin Özkan
Succeeded by Mehmet Ali Şahin
38th Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
12 July 2002 – 18 November 2002
Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit
Preceded by İsmail Cem
Succeeded by Abdullah Gül
Minister of State responsible for Customs
In office
11 January 1999 – 28 May 1999
Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit
Preceded by Rifat Serdaroğlu
Succeeded by Mehmet Keçeciler
Member of the Grand National Assembly
In office
24 December 1995 – 3 November 2002
Constituency İzmir (II) (1955, 1999)
Personal details
Born (1950-01-01) 1 January 1950 (age 67)
İzmir Turkey
Nationality  Turkey
Political party Democratic Left
Alma mater Ankara University
Religion Islam

Şükrü Sina Gürel (born 1 January 1950 in Izmir; transliterated as Sukru Sina Gurel) is a Turkish diplomat and political figure who served as the nation's foreign minister in mid-2002.

A native of İzmir and a member of the Democratic Left Party (DSP), Gürel represented his country at the Council of Europe from 22 April 1996 to 26 January 1998. He became foreign minister following the resignation of his predecessor, İsmail Cem on 10 July 2002. Later in the year he ceded the office to Yaşar Yakış.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Tarihsel Boyutları İçinde: TÜRK - YUNAN İLİŞKİLERİ (1821 - 1993) (Turkish for Turkish-Greek relations), Ümit Yayıncılık, Ankara, 1993. Also translated in Greek (from the original Turkish) in 2008 as Οι Τουρκο-Ελληνικές σχέσεις (1821 - 1993) by Παντελής Τουλουμάκος (Pandelis Touloumakos).

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
İsmail Cem
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey
2002
Succeeded by
Yaşar Yakış