Hakan Fidan has stepped down as head of Turkey’s MIT intelligence service, according to diverse sources. This has not been officially announced. As one of President Tayyip Erdogan’s closest advisers, he is believed designated as next foreign minister. Fidan overhauled the MIT and reshaped it on the lines of America’s Central Intelligence Agency and the Israeli Mossad. He has maintained good relations with Israeli intelligence agencies while also leading the rapprochement between Turkey and Iran and setting up an intelligence-sharing track between them.