The memorial to the Turkish soldiers in the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku was held in connection with the 108th anniversary of the Victory in the Battle of Chanakkale- March 18.
The event was attended by the temporary attorney in the affairs of the Turkish Embassy in Baku Zeynep Kyvyljim, Military Attache, General Zekeriy Yalchyn, representative of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Ufuk Turger, adviser and employees of the Turkish embassy.
those present honored the memory of the Shahids with a minute of silence.
The state hymns of the Azerbaijani and Turkish republics sounded.
Kyvyljim signed a book of memory, laid flowers to the memorial.
In Turkish schools at the Ministry of National Education of Turkey in the Azerbaijani capital, commemorative events were also held.
The participants in the event honored the memory of the victims of the February earthquakes with a minute of silence. The state hymns of the Azerbaijani and Turkish republics sounded. Kvyljim during the speech spoke about the significance of the memorable day of March 18 for Turkey.
Students of the Baku Turkish lyceum read out poems. For the rest of the souls of those who died with earthquakes with epicenters in Kakhramanmarash, the verses from the Holy Book of Muslims-Koran read, ascended prayers.
In Turkey on Saturday, March 18, the 108th anniversary of the Victory in the Battle of Chanackal is celebrated – one of the most large -scale and bloody battles of the First World War period.
During the First World War, the whole world witnessed the heroic confrontation of the Turkish troops in the battle of Chanakkal, where Mustafa Kemal Ataturk forced the allies forces to recognize Dardanelles impregnable.
The battle on the Helibol Peninsula at Chanaccal took place both on land and on the sea.
The sea battles continued from February 19 to March 18, 1915.
The land confrontation lasted from April 25, 1915 to January 9, 1916.
This battle is considered one of the most bloody battles in the history of Turkey.