Volkan Bozkır

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey,

Volkan Bozkır was elected for the third time as the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in July 2018. Prior to this position, he served as the Minister for EU Affairs and the Chief Negotiator from 2014 to 2016. He has held several positions during his 39-year diplomatic career: Vice Consul of the Consulate General of Stuttgart; First Secretary of the Embassy in Baghdad; Ambassador to Bucharest; and Permanent Representative of Turkey to the EU.

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