Turkish armed forces to maintain spirit of unity

By REUTERS
July 30, 2011 00:18

ISTANBUL - The Turkish Armed Forces will continue to do their duty in a spirit of unity, the office of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said in a statement issued after the military's top four commanders quit on Friday .

The statement also named gendarmerie General Necdet Ozel, newly appointed as head of the ground forces, as deputy chief of the general staff. It also said a key Supreme Military Council meeting to decide promotions would go ahead as planned on Monday.


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