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Erdogan: 'I intend to create the National Defense University instead of military schools'
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Erdogan plans to subjugate army, intelligence and close all military schools

According to,  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he intends to introduce amendments to the Constitution, according to which he intends to subjugate army and intelligence to him directly, reports AFP.

He also announced his intention to eliminate all military schools and to create on their basis of the National Defense University.

Recall that in the night of 15 July to 16, a group of soldiers tried to seize power in Turkey. As a result of a failed military coup 290 people were killed and more than a thousand were injured.

As reported earlier by, Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on August 9

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