Turkish President Abdullah Gul has appointed Ferden Carikci as his new chief adviser.
Huseyin Dirioz who was former foreign policy adviser to Gul was appointed as deputy secretary general of NATO for defense policy and planning. Carikci became new chief adviser to President Gul, official said.
Carikci was born in Istanbul in 1968 and graduated from the Department of International Relations at Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara.
He had master's degree programs at John Hopkins University and Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. He worked at Foreign Ministry's Middle East Department. Carikci also served at Turkish embassies in Tripoli and Berlin.
He is married with one child and he speaks English, German, Italian and French.
AAGüncelleme Tarihi: 22 Temmuz 2010, 14:10