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Şükrü Sarıışık
Secretary-General of the National Security Council

In office
26 August 2003 – 16 August 2004
Preceded by Tuncer Kılınç
Succeeded by Mehmet Yiğit Alpogan
Personal details
Born 1945
Military service
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Army
Years of service - 2007
Rank General

Şükrü Sarıışık (born 1945, Konya[1]) is a retired Turkish general. He was Secretary-General of the National Security Council from 2003 to 2004,[2] and then Commander of the Second Army.[3] In 2012 Sarıışık was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in the 2003 "Sledgehammer" coup plan.[4]

Sarıışık was appointed Commander of the Aegean Army in August 2006.[5] He was one of a number of officers retired in August 2007 for "indiscipline".[6]


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