Turkish Deputy FM said Turkey opened 10 embassies and 3 consulates general in 2012.
Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Naci Koru said that the number of Turkish representations overseasreached 209 in 2012 from 172 in the year 2008.
Delivering the opening remarks of the Fifth Conference of Turkish Ambassadors in Ankara’s JW Marriott Hotel on Wednesday, Naci Koru said that there was no other country in the world which increased itsoverseas representations to such a number in such a period.
“Turkey opened 10 embassies and 3 consulates general in 2012. The number of Turkishrepresentations overseas rose to 209. In 2013, new Turkish embassies will go into service,” Koru also said.
In his speech, Naci Koru provided information on the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), its projects, infrastructure and organization.