MHP deputy Aktan passes away
Gunduz Aktan, a former ambassador and member of Parliament from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), yesterday passed away at the age of 67. Aktan had been receiving medical treatment in Ankara for a heart condition. Aktan was elected to Parliament in last year's general elections, and had served as Turkey's ambassador to both Greece and Japan. He had also served as Turkey's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Office in Geneva, Switzerland. Aktan was married and had two children.