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Turkish President Erdogan wants to shut down Military Academies

  • Turkish President Erdogan wants to shut down Military Academies

    With the aim of bolstering his supremacy over Turkey after the failed coup attempt by a section fo military, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he wants to shut military academies and at the same time is in favour of putting armed forces under direct command of his defence minister Fikri Isik. In an interview, Erdogan said his government is planning of establishing a national defence university. Reports say, 758 soldiers have been released but still 231 soldiers still remain in custody.