Turkey’s Supreme Court requests permission to interrogate chief of general staff
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.12
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey's Supreme Court has appealed to the country's Cabinet of Ministers to get its permission for interrogation of Turkish Chief of General Staff, Necdet Ozel, Haber7 TV channel reported on Sept.12.
Ozel intervened in the lawsuit by abusing his powers, according to the TV channel.
He was appointed the chief of the General Staff of the country's armed forces at the meeting of Turkey's Supreme Military Council on August 4, 2011.
Chief of General Staff Gen. Isik Kosaner resigned on July 29, 2011. He made such a decision after a one-on-one meeting with then Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to CNN Türk TV channel.
Kosaner resigned after Erdogan insisted on his retirement, the TV channel reported citing diplomatic sources.
Edited by CN