"GALLIPOLI IS THE SYMBOL OF UNITY AND TOGETHERNESS"
AK Party realized an important organization on the 93rd anniversary of Gallipoli victories.
‘Peace Envoys' program, which was organized under the patronage of Mrs. Erdogan, brought the grandchildren of Turkish soldiers and Anzacs. Prime Minister Erdogan attended the program with numerous ministers and AK Party Vice Chairmen.
Within the program, the families of the soldiers from New Zealand, England, Australia together with the families of Turkish soldiers who have martyred, planted olive trees for peace with Mrs. Erdogan.
Prime Minister Erdogan held a speech at Canakkale 18th March Stadium, within the framework of Gallipoli Victory's 93th Anniversary program where he stated that the Gallipoli Victory was a very rarely seen heroic legend in history and it was one of the most important milestones on our way to Independence War and the foundation of our Republic. Prime Minister Erdogan said: "Gallipoli soul has shown that there is no power in this world which can split the existence will of this nation. The unshakeable love for our motherland, our consciousness that we are a nation, is our biggest power."AK Party Vice Chairman Egemen Bagis stated that Gallipoli is the symbol of Turkish nation's unity and togetherness. "Turkish nation is a glorious nation which has changed the history with its dignified stand, heroism and successes. Our nation which has achieved its right to live with its dignity, has shown its decisiveness for our indivisible integrity, to protect our motherland, and to overcome all the barriers." Bagis stated.
Bagis concluded with these remarks: "We are grateful firstly to our unique leader Ataturk, then to all our martyrs that have given their lives for our country, to our glorious army whose history is full of victories, to our martyrs and veterans for whom the love of our motherland is greater than their own lives."