The head of the General staff of the Turkish armed forces retained his post

The head of the Turkish General staff General Hulusi Akar retained his post following the meeting of the Supreme military Council. The decision of the Council approved by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Anadolu Agency reports.

In addition, will continue to work commander of the land forces General Salih Zeki Colak, commander of the air force General Abidin Unal and commander of the Navy Bulent Bostanjoglo. The second chief of the General staff of the armed forces appointed General Umit Dundar, commander of gendarmerie forces, General Yasar güler.

Earlier, the resignation of two Turkish generals, were part of the Supreme military Council — the chief of army staff Ihsan Uyar and head of military doctrine and military education at the General staff of Turkey Kamil Basoglu.

On the eve of the Turkish authorities fired 1684 soldiers, among whom were dozens of generals and hundreds of officers. This decision was taken in the framework of the state of emergency that was imposed in the country after the military coup.

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