A total of 22,085 Turkish military personnel have been dismissed from Turkish Army.
They accusef of being linked with Gulen Movement.
Defense Minister Fikri Işık said on Dec. 10. Of that number, 16,409 were military school students, Işık said during 2017 budget talks at parliament.
5,676 MILITARY PERSONNEL HAVE BEEN DISMISSED
“So far, 5,676 military personnel have been dismissed, while 39 of them have been reinstated to their positions. Including the 16,409 students, the number goes up to 22,085,” Işık added.
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