Deputy Minister Of Foreign Affairs And Director For EU Affairs Ambassador Mehmet Kemal Bozay

Place and Date of Birth: Ankara, 1966

Academic Degree: International Relations Department (graduated in 1988), Middle East Technical University

Deputy Minister speaks English. He is married and has one daughter.

Professional Career:

2023- Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director For Eu Affairs

2019-2023 Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Türkiye to the EU

2016-2018 Ambassador, Deputy Undersecretary for Europe and EU Affairs

2012- 2016 Ambassador of Türkiye in Belgrade

2009- 2012 Minister Plenipotentiary and Principal Advisor to the Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry

2005 - 2009 Deputy Chief of Mission, Turkish Embassy Tel Aviv

2003 - 2005 Head of Department, Deputy Directorate General for Middle East

1999 - 2003 Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Türkiye to U.N.

1997 - 1999 Deputy Chief and Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

1996 - 1997 First Secretary, Turkish Embassy Sarajevo

1993 - 1996 Second Secretary, Turkish Embassy Ljubljana

1991 - 1993 Third Secretary, Turkish Embassy Tehran

1990 - 1991 Junior career diplomat, DG for International Political Organizations

1990 Military service

1988 - 1990 Junior career diplomat, Directorate General (DG) for Gulf States