ANKARA (Hurriyet)–The Armenian language is beginning to be taught at the War Academy in Turkey.
The 2000-2001 school year at the War Academies began with ceremonies yesterday. Land Forces Commander–General Hilmi Ozkok–delivered a speech and said–"Our aim is to train the commanders–who are aware of their duties and responsibilities for the Republic of Turkey and sensitive against foreign and internal threats."
War Academy Commander–Major General Nejat Bek–also spoke on the significance of learning a foreign language. He further stated that in addition to German–Russian–Greek–Bosnian and Bulgarian–Armenian will also be taught as a second foreign language at the War Academy.