Tuesday, 28 September 2021 07:50 GMT

Turkey’s leader remembers anniversary of Battle of Sakarya win


(MENAFN)According to Turkey’s president, Turkish militaries’ 1921 win in the Battle of Sakarya was a changing point for the Turkish people’s millennium-long existence in Anatolia.

As stated by Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a ceremony remembering the 100th anniversary of the win of the Battle of Sakarya, a fight amid Greek and Turkish militaries in the Black Sea area “The victory in the Battle of Sakarya culminated a year later with the Aug. 30 victory and reached its final goal when the enemy (Greeks) were pushed into the (Aegean) sea in Izmir on Sept. 9.”

Erdogan added that Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the creator of the Republic of Turkey, evaluated the violent clash to Armageddon.

He also said “The story of the Battle of Sakarya once again reminds us of the sacrifices that were made for our independence, which we should never forget.”


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