Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Turkey)

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Ministry of External Affairs[1][2]
Dışişleri Bakanlığı
The Ministry of External Affairs building in Ankara
Agency overview
Formed1920; 100 years ago (1920)
JurisdictionGovernment of Turkey
Minister responsible
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey

The Ministry of External 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.[3] The ministry is headquartered in the Turkish capital of Ankara[4] and counts on more than 200 missions as embassies, permanent representation offices and consulates general, abroad.

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is the current Minister of External Affairs of Turkey, appointed on 29 August 2014.[5]

Ministers of foreign affairs[edit]

Diplomatic missions[edit]

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  3. ^ Brief History of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. Rep. of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Contact Us." Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 26 August 2010.
  5. ^ "CIA. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments". Archived from the original on 7 July 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2013.

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