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Ertugrul APAKAN Permanent Representative of the Republic of Turkey to the United Nations, New York


 Mr. Apakan received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Ankara University and earned a master s degree in economics at the Aegean University in Izmir, Turkey in 1970
1971 He joined the Foreign Ministry
1975 Second Secretary in the General Directorate of Political Affairs
Second Secretary at the Embassy in Vienna
1978 First Secretary in Kuwait
1980 Head of Section in the Department of Middle East and Africa
1982 Counsellor of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Geneva Office
1987 Head of the Department of Bilateral Economic Relations
1992 Deputy Director General for Cyprus and Greece in the Foreign Ministry
1996 Appointed Ambassador in northern Cyprus by the Turkish Government
2004-2006 Deputy Under-Secretary for Bilateral Political Affairs
2006-2009 Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey
since 2009 Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations