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Chair of Atatürk Research and Application Center Dr. Göktürk Marks the 79th Anniversary of Atatürk’s Death

Chair of Atatürk Research and Application Center Dr. Göktürk Marks the 79th Anniversary of Atatürk’s Death

Chair of the Eastern Mediterranean University Atatürk Research and Application Center Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk released a statement on the 79th anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s death. Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk’s statement reads as follows:

Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk

Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk

There are such leaders in history that are immortal. With their work, goals, thoughts and principles towards the benefit of humanity, they are reborn every day. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is one of them.

On the 79th anniversary of his death, we respectfully commemorate him and express our loyalty and love towards him. On the anniversary of his passing, we assure that we will protect the republic and are determined to carry it to the future.  We are fully aware that maintaining Atatürk’s thoughts and principles, all of which are the Turkish Nation’s source of light, are our collective responsibility. 

As an indispensable part of the Turkish Nation, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has deep loyalty towards Atatürk’s principles and revolutions. It is due to this belief and loyalty that the citizens of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have been enjoying the freedom at their own land for the past 34 years.

The savior of our nation, and the founder of democratic and modern Turkey Atatürk will forever remain in our hearts and his principles and revolutions will be guiding us until the end of time.

On the 79th anniversary of his passing, we commemorate with respect the great leader Atatürk once again.