Diplomat, ambassador (B. 24 September 1936, Ankara- D. 5 August 2013, Istanbul). He is the son of Selahattin Batu, father of Pelin Batu who is writer and actress, and father of Arda Batu who is academician. He graduated from Ankara University Political Sciences Faculty Diplomacy and International Relations Department (1960). He worked in Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He worked as ambassador in Nicosia, Prague, United Nations, Islamabad and Rome, and worked as member of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Turkish Group. Also he worked as Vice Undersecretary in Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as congressman of Hatay from Republican People’s Party in TGNA during the 22nd Term, and as member of Inter-Parliaments Union (IPU) Turkish Group. His work titled Dış Politika Kıskacında Türkiye was published in 2006. He passed away in Istanbul in 5 of August, 2013.
REFERENCE: İnal Batu son yolculuğuna uğurlandı (sabah.com.tr, 6.8.2013), Türkiye Yazarlar Birliği / Türkiye Kültür Sanat Yıllığı (2014), İnal Batu (wikipedia.org, access, 17.6.2014), İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (V. 12, 2015).