Hulusi Akar

Over 1,900 terrorists neutralized since beginning of 2021: Minister

Turkish security forces have neutralized 1,926 terrorists in domestic and cross-border operations in the north of Iraq and Syria since the beginning of 2021, the Turkish national defense minister said on Sept. 11.

Hulusi Akar, together with the military chief and commanders of troops stationed across the border, held a meeting at the Turkish-Syrian borderline.

Smooth evacuation from Kabul show Turkish army’s power: Defense minister

Despite the tension and intensity at the Kabul International Airport following the Taliban's takeover, the smooth and speedy evacuation of the Turkish troops and other officials has proved the strength of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), the defense minister has said.