This was stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the ceremony of launching the project.
According to the Turkish leader, the opening of the campus under the Crescent and Star project will take place on May 19, 2023.
The complex will house the buildings of the Ministry of National Defense, the General Staff, and the commands of the branches of the armed forces.
“The Crescent and Star Project is a structure that will instill fear in the enemies of Turkey and trust in friends. Within the framework of the project, a centralized, unified defense system will be created, ”Erdogan stressed.
The Turkish President said that the “Crescent and Star” complex will cover an area of 12.6 million square meters, of which 890 thousand square meters will be covered. The building, which will be built in the shape of a crescent, will have conference rooms of various capacities, and in the middle of the building there will be a parade ground with an area of 23 thousand square meters for various events.
The head of state added that complexes like the Presidential Palace and the Crescent and Star project, in addition to their main functions, are also symbols of the power of nations and states.
“Turkey has overcome all obstacles on its way, each time continuing its path with even faster and more decisive steps,” the President also said in his speech.
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