Ankara, Turkey – Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar issued a message commemorating Atatürk on November 10. Minister Akar said: ‘The position of societies in the historical process is as much as the works and influence of the personalities they have raised. Our noble nation, which has a deep-rooted history, has also established a great civilization in a very wide geography, and has trained countless scientists, thinkers and great leaders in establishing this civilization. Here is one of the great leaders raised by our nation is Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who has always been our inspiration,’ he said.

Today, we commemorate Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of our national struggle and the founder of our Republic, the great commander and statesman, with respect and gratitude on the 82nd anniversary of his passage to eternity, with respect and gratitude.

The position of societies in the historical process is as much as the works and influence of the personalities they raised. Our noble nation, which has a deep-rooted history, has also established a great civilization in a very wide geography, and has trained countless scientists, thinkers and great leaders in establishing this civilization.

Here is one of the great leaders raised by our nation, Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who has always been our inspiration.

Ataturk; in the most desperate times, the country and the nation did not give in to the impossibilities, with his courage and determination, he led our noble nation to victory at the end of the national struggle and took an exceptional place in the golden pages of our glorious history.

The greatest legacy he left us is the Republic of Turkey, which he established with the principle of ” National Domination”.

It is our most important duty to carry the Republic of Turkey, which is the greatest trust with the inspiration we receive from the life and ideas of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, into the future safely, to develop and to raise it above the level of contemporary civilizations.

Fulfill the requirement of this duty; National, Spiritual and professional upholding our values, the Republic of Turkey stand forever to make all the members of the Ministry of national defense against threats and dangers to our country that will head land, at sea and in the air is struggling with great sacrifice and heroism. This struggle, which we continue with perseverance and determination by moving on the path opened by Atatürk, will continue forever.

With these feelings and thoughts, I remember Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk once again with mercy and gratitude on the 97th anniversary of the establishment of our Republic and the 82nd anniversary of his departure from us.

Saint Ataturk,
May Your Soul be Blessed.