Turkish Supreme Military Council replaces land, air and navy commanders: media

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 02, 2017 8:48 AM

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's Supreme Military Council (YAS) decided on Wednesday to replace the heads of the army, air force and navy, local media reported.

The YAS, which meets every August, held a four-hour meeting chaired by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday. The decisions made during the meeting will be presented to President Tayyip Erdogan for approval.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by David Dolan)