Necdet Özel in Sofia to participate in conference
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Turkish army’s top comander Gen. Necdet Özel. AP photoTurkish Chief of General Staff Necdet Özel arrived in Sofia to participate in the sixth annual Conference of Chiefs of Staff from Balkan countries.
Accompanied by his wife Kamuran Özel, the top general was welcomed by Turkey’s Ambassador to Bulgaria, İsmail Aramaz, army attaché of Sofia, Col. Mehmet Alkanalka and Bulgarian Defense Minister officials in the Sofia Airport. Özel was scheduled to attend a concert in Nevski Square and watch a music performance.
Eight other countries
Özel was scheduled to attent a reception hosted by Bulgarian Defense Minister Anyu Angelov.
Beside Özel, Chiefs of General Staff for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovinia, Romania, Montenegro, Serbia, Macedonia, Slovenia and Croatia are also set to participate in the conference.