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Ambassador Ümit Yalçın was born in Ankara in 1967. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science, Department of International Relations in 1989.

Ambassador Yalçın joined the foreign service in 1989. He served in the Turkish Consulate General in Rotterdam and in the Turkish Embassies in Baghdad and Moscow.

He was Consul General at the Turkish Consulate General in Plovdiv from 2005 to 2009 andConsul General at the Turkish Consulate General in Dubai from 2009 to 2012. He also served in different political departments in the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He was promoted to the rank of Ambassador in 2012 and served as Ambassador of Türkiye to Kuwait.

Ambassador Yalçın held the positions of Director General for Bilateral Political Affairs and Deputy Undersecretary for Bilateral Political Affairsat the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His portfolio covered North Africa & Middle East and Asia-Pacific. He was appointed as Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in October 2016. He held this role until August 2018.

Since 1 October 2018, he has been serving as the Ambassador of the Republic of Türkiye to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Ambassador Ümit Yalçın is married to Mrs. Gül Yalçın. They have one son.


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