Chief of General Staff Gen. Yasar Buyukanit, Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim and Koc Holding Executive Board Chairman Mustafa Koc attended the inauguration ceremony of "Turkish Soldier Monument" in Polatli town of Ankara on Wednesday.
National Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul, Land Forces Commander Gen. Ilker Basbug, Gendarmery Commander Gen. Isik Kosaner and many others also participated in the ceremony.
A groundbreaking ceremony was also held for "Battle of Sakarya Panorama Museum" near the monument.
Delivering a speech at ceremonies, Gen. Buyukanit said the monument and the museum would contribute to Turkish history and culture.
"The museum will play an important role in introduction of the Battle of Sakarya to next generations and foreign visitors," Gen. Buyukanit said.
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