Turkish military denies ‘coup lecture’
ANKARA - Hürriyet Daily News
Hürriyet photoThe Turkish military denied media reports that military training includes lectures covering coups and toppling the state administration.
The Turkish army does not give lessons at any level of military training that cover military coups, intervention in state administration or any lectures which could be perceived that way, a written statement from the General Staff said yesterday.
“The Turkish Armed Forces aim to train personnel in a way that takes the developments in the 21st century into account, based on change and progress, enabling them to learn technological developments and use and command all superior technology arms systems,” the statement said.