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Turkish diplomat likely to assume NATO deputy post: sources

26 January 2010 [15:24] - TODAY.AZ
Ambassador Huseyin Dirioz, currently the top foreign policy aide to the Turkish president, is among the four candidates who run for the post.
One of the two vacant deputy secretary-general posts at NATO is highly likely to be assumed by a Turkish diplomat, sources close to the NATO leadership say.

Ambassador Huseyin Dirioz, currently the top foreign policy aide to the Turkish president, is among the four candidates who run for the post.

Sources say chances are high that Dirioz will be appointed as deputy secretary-general "given Turkey's close relations to different cultures."

/World Bulletin/
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