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Ambassador Korkut Güngen was born in Istanbul on 17 March 1968.

He entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey in 1989. He worked in various departments responsible for Eastern Europe, Cyprus, NATO, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), disarmament and arms control, South Asia, European Union, United Nations and other international organizations, and human rights as well as humanitarian assistance. He also served in Turkish Embassies in Nicosia and Vilnius as well as in Western European Union, European Union and OSCE Delegations. He was the Turkish Ambassador in Quito/Ecuador.

He is the Turkish Ambassador in Tokyo since 15 March 2021.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations at the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Ankara, and MSc in History at the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. He also holds a diploma from NATO Defence College (Rome).

He is fluent in English and competent in Spanish and French.

He is married and has two children.


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