MESOP BACKGROUNDER : ‘Turkish Pentagon’ to be formed in capital Ankara: Report

7 October/Hurriyet Daily News –
The National Intelligence Agency (MİT), the Defense Ministry, the Turkish General Staff and other security commands will be moved to the Etimesgut district of Ankara, as a part of measures taken after the failed July 15 coup attempt, daily Habertürk reported on Oct. 4. The move comes after the government decided to move all military units with heavy weapons and armored vehicles to the outside central areas of cities. <>