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Turkish diplomat

Volkan Vural, Turkish diplomat.

Background

Vural, Volkan was born on December 29, 1941 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Education

Graduate, Ankara University.

Career

With Turkish Ministry Foreign Affairs, since 1964. International officer, political department North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters, 1976-1982. Head economic department, envoy, deputy director general bilateral economic aff.

Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1982-1987. Turkish ambassador to Tehran, 1987-1988, Moscow, 1988-1993. Deputy under-secretary, ambassador, spokesman Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1993, chief advisor to prime minister, deputy under-secretary, 1993-1995.

Turkish ambassador Bonn, Germany, 1995-1998. Representative from Turkey to United Nations, 1998—2000. Secretary-general European Union Secretariat General (ABGS), 2000—2002.

Turkish amd. Madrid, since 2002.

Connections

Married.