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Hulusi AKAR


Hulusi AKAR was born in Kayseri in 1952. After completing his primary and secondary education in Kayseri, he graduated from the Military Academy in 1972, the Infantry School in 1973 and the Army Command and Staff College in 1982.

He actively served in the Turkish Armed Forces for a total of 49 years. During his military career as an officer, he served in various positions at the Turkish Armed Forces and NATO including the command of Turkish Task Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1997-1998). As a flag officer, he commanded the Internal Security Brigade in Tunceli/Hozat (1998-2000), the Military Academy (2002-2005), the Army Command and Staff College (2005-2007), the Land Fo...


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Irregular Migrants That Greece Tried To Forcefully Deport To Turkey Were Rescued


Our neighbour Greece is attempting to deport irregular migrants to Turkey via illegal methods. Our border guards stationed in the area of Edirne’s Meriç identified a group of 26 irregular migrants that Greek authorities attempted to deport. The irregular migrants who were left stranded on an islet on the Meriç (Maritsa) River and faced with the risk of freezing, were handed over to the Meriç District Gendarmerie Command following coordinated efforts with AFAD for their successful retrieval from the islet.