Diplomats Represent Unique Character of Turkey

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 11/16/2005 12:00 am EST

Is it in Europe or the Middle East? That is the question often asked about the Republic of Turkey. With its unique geographical location, straddling Europe and the Middle East, Turkey is indeed a puzzle to understand. It is a democratic and secular nation with a Muslim population. And this challenge is the reason Yonet Tezel chose to be a diplomat 16 years ago.

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