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Ümit Dündar (born in 1955) is a Turkish general who was temporarily Chief of Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces while Hulusi Akar was being held hostage by coup forces during the 2016 Turkish coup d'état attempt.[1][2][3][4]

Ümit Dündar
Ümit Dündar (2018).jpg
Born1955
Manisa, Turkey
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Land Forces
Years of service1975–present
RankGeneral

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Başbakan Yıldırım'dan Kızılay'da toplanma çağrısı - BBC Türkçe" (in Turkish). BBC. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Gen. Umit Dundar appointed as acting Chief of General Staff. Following the attempted coup he was promoted to Deputy Chief of General Staf" (in Russian). Trend News Agency. 16 July 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Orgeneral Ümit Dündar kimdir? Son dakika darbe girişimi açıklaması geldi - Akşam". Akşam. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Umit Dundar appointed as acting Chief of General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces". Azerbaijan Press Agency. 16 July 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.