Defense Ministry

Erdoğan assumes authority to declare mobilization

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has taken upon himself the authority to declare mobilization and a state of war, a power previously held by the ministerial cabinet.

The shift in authority was formalized through a regulation published in the country's official gazette on May 22, bearing Erdoğan's signature.

Senior PKK member neutralized in Iraq's north

Turkish security sources reported on May 13 that a senior PKK member has been neutralized in an operation conducted by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in northern Iraq's Gara region.

Sedat Aksu, operating under the codename Şevger Çiya, was reportedly behind orchestrating terrorist activities against security forces in Türkiye, Syria and Iraq, according to the sources.

Turkish forces ‘neutralize’ 32 PKK terrorists in Iraq’s north

The Turkish security forces have "neutralized" 32 terrorists identified as operating on behalf of the PKK terrorist organization in various regions of northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry announced on May 3.

The Turkish forces targeted the terrorists in the Haftanin, Gara, Hakurk and the Operation Claw-Lock zone, the ministry disclosed in a written statement.

Bulgaria's VMZ - Sopot Makes Arms Industry History with BGN 828 Million Revenue

Vazovsky Machine Building Plants (VMZ) in Sopot have achieved a remarkable milestone, recording a staggering BGN 828 million in net sales revenue for the year 2023, doubling compared to the previous year. This extraordinary achievement is evidenced by the company's own data, signaling a significant upswing in its operations.