Information on any recent amendments to the Turkish Armed Forces Regulations with respect to forced resignations of officers who have married foreign nationals [TUR14513]

According to a representative of the Military Attaché of the Embassy of Turkey in Ottawa, Article 926, Section 112(2) of the Turkish Armed Forces Regulations, which prohibited military personnel from marrying foreign nationals, was "completely" changed two or three years ago; as a result, military personnel may now marry foreign nationals (29 June 1993). The text of the amended article is currently unavailable to the DIRB.
Additional and/or corroborating information on the above subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB.

Embassy of Turkey, Military Attaché, Ottawa. 29 June 1993. Telephone Interview with Representative.