Yasar Guler

Turkish, US army chiefs meet at NATO meeting in Athens

Turkey's Chief of General Staff Yaşar Güler met U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley in the Greek capital Athens on Sept. 19 as part of the NATO Military Committee Conference.

According to a statement by the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, two officials addressed "multiple items of mutual security interest."

Turkey's defense chief inspects measures taken on Iran border

Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, together with military commanders, conducted on-site inspections of measures taken on the Iranian border on Aug. 14. 


Akar, Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler, and Land Forces Commander Gen. Musa Avsever were welcomed at Van Ferit Melen Airport.

Turkey to convene supreme council to name top military brass

Turkey will convene its Supreme Military Council (YAŞ) on Aug. 4, where decisions will be taken to name top military brass.


The YAŞ is convened every year to discuss promotions and dismissals of the high-ranking military personnel under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and with the participation of key civilian and military officials.