Egemen Bagis the Ambassador Exposes Moral Rot in Turkey’s Diplomatic Service

The appointment of former EU Minister Egemen Bagis as Turkey’s ambassador to Prague generated impassioned debate over the state of diplomatic service. But the rot did not begin with Bagis.

Abdullah Ayasun

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Turkey’s New Ambassador to Prague Egemen Bagis receives a reward from an association of taxi drivers in Istanbul.

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. 2023 WHCA Scholar. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun