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Turkish PM denies crisis in military

Turkish President Abdullah Gul has denied there is any crisis in the country following the resignation of its four most senior commanders on Friday.

He said the former chief of staff had considered resigning for a while and the other generals retired on the basis of age. But the generals say they stepped down over the arrest of dozens of fellow officers.

Will Grant reports.

  • 31 Jul 2011
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