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Supreme military council to convene in august

Supreme military council to convene in august

Supreme military council to convene in august

The Supreme Military Council (YAS), chaired by prime minister, is set to convene in the first week of August to decide on promotions and appointments within the hierarchy of the armed forces. The positions of 115 generals and admirals will be taken up during the gathering. In addition, Land Forces Commander Gen. Ilker Basbug is expected to be appointed new chief of General Staff to succeed Gen. Yasar Buyukanit, who is retiring.