TAKM

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TAKM
Organization of the Eurasian Law Enforcement Agencies with Military Status
Coat of Arms of TAKM.jpg
Emblem of TAKM
Formation 25 January 2013
Type Law enforcement co-operation organization (Gendarmerie)
Headquarters Ankara, Turkey
Membership
Turkey Turkey
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
Term president
Gen. Servet YÖRÜK (Turkish Gendarmerie)

The TAKM - Organization of the Eurasian Law Enforcement Agencies with Military Status (Turkish: TAKM - Avrasya Askerî Statülü Kolluk Kuvvetleri Teşkilatı), is an intergovernmental military law enforcement (gendarmerie) organization of three Turkic countries (Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey) and Mongolia. The initialism TAKM came from the founder countries' names.[1]

The TAKM is considered as an alternative for the FIEP.[2]

Member states[edit]

In 2014 Mongolia quit the organization and Kazakhstan applied for membership.[3]

Date Country
25 January 2013[4]  Turkey Founders
 Azerbaijan
 Kyrgyzstan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Türk dünyasından ortak askeri birlik" (in Turkish). Anadolu Agency. 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Karargahı Ankara, sembolü at" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  3. ^ TAKM to be reestablished
  4. ^ "History of TAKM". Turkish Gendarmerie Official Website. Ankara, Turkey: Gendarmerie General Command of Turkey. Retrieved 1 August 2014.