Profile: Hakan Fidan, Turkey's long-serving intelligence chief, becomes foreign minister
Given his extensive experience in intelligence and relations with foreign countries, Fidan's appointment indicates a continuation of Turkey's assertive foreign policy.
Hakan Fidan, who has been serving as Turkey's intelligence chief since 2010, has been appointed as the minister of foreign affairs by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the new cabinet formed after the May 28 elections.
During his tenure, Fidan was at the center of several significant events, such as the "solution process" for the Kurdish issue, the 2012 …
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