Mustafa Kemal’s arrival in Samsun which is one of the important steps in the Republic of Turkey’s institutions therefore May 19 Atatürk Commemoration Youth and Sports Day, despite their claims can edit Isidor terrorist attack in Ankara, faced with the Mausoleum influx of visitors, the CHP from walking did not give up.
The allegations that the ISIS terrorist organization could target Anıtkabir in the capital during the national holiday was one of the topics of discussion recently. Thereupon, CHP Leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu invited everyone to march to Anıtkabir with the organization of the CHP Youth Branches during the week. Ankara Governorship informed that today’s march will not be allowed due to the risk of terrorism. However, today a compromise has been reached between the CHP and the governorship, and a march from Güvenpark to Anıtkabir was allowed on Gençlik Avenue. Thus, under the leadership of Kılıçdaroğlu and Youth Branch President Emre Yılmaz, the march took place with the participation of many CHP deputies.
Apart from the call of the CHP, it was observed that there was an influx of visitors to Anıtkabir, which opened to the public after the official ceremony in the morning. Many groups, such as Beşiktaş fans, who enjoy the championship, left red carnations in Atatürk’s mausoleum and came to Anıtkabir throughout the day.
Security measures in Anıtkabir were remarkable. While soldiers are serving in civilian clothes among citizens; Search points were established on the roads leading to Anıtkabir. While performing detailed checks such as body search; It was also stated that the number of private security cameras in Anıtkabir was increased.
Meanwhile, Kılıçdaroğlu called out to the citizens on the party bus after the march. Kılıçdaroğlu pointed out the allegations that ISIS would carry out a terrorist attack and the attempt to ban the march, and stated the following:
“They are banning,” Sir, you can’t walk. “When? May 19 … Remember, the date May 19 stood Republic of Turkey. No prohibition is up to us! Their prohibitions are for them. We do not kneel in front of anyone. They are just playing us kneel effort, with honor … salute all together here in Turkey on May 19. One fine day we send. I’ll tell you, you repeat, okay, okay? From Ankara; Hakkari to Trabzon, Tekirdağ, Edirne, Muğla, Antalya, Çankırı, Yozgat, Bayburt, Kars, Ardahan, Van, Tunceli all to Turkey, Hail to the world. Hail Turkey! I love you all. I present my heartfelt greetings, respect and gratitude to all of you. Thank you, be there. Nobody should forget, we are the soldiers of Mustafa Kemal! “
The first visitors of Anıtkabir within the scope of the official ceremony in the morning hours were Youth and Sports Minister Akif Çağatay Kılıç and 81 provincial and TRNC representatives youth, athletes, students and folk dance teams. Kılıç, who signed the Anıtkabir Special Book after leaving flowers to Atatürk’s mausoleum, referred to the AKP’s dates such as 2023 and 2053 in his article addressed to Ata. Kılıç, who is accompanied by his 13-year-old daughter, Ece, said: “We are on sanctioned duty to bring our country to the level of contemporary civilizations with our youth, to work day and night and to pass the torch of independence you burned from generation to generation. Our youth who are qualified, entrepreneurial, self-confident and brave to defend the values of civilization are ready to give the answer given by our glorious ancestors yesterday to those who try to test our love for independence, today and in the future. Be sure that our young people will carry our country to 2023, 2053 and 2071 by preserving the values of the Republic in unity and solidarity ”.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on the other hand, addressed the delegation of athletes and young people at the reception he gave in the Palace on May 19.
“In fact, our Republic is not a reputable state, different from the Ottoman, Seljuk, and other states represented in our Presidency. On the contrary, the Republic of Turkey, is the last representative of this historical continuity. Therefore, we cannot see Sultan Alparslan apart from Osman Gazi, Kılıç Arslan from Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror, and Kanuni from Sultan Abdülhamit ”Erdogan said, and Gazi Mustafa Kemal is today as a commander and leader who established a state. expressed once again that they remembered it with respect.