World Bulletin/News Desk
A ceremony was organized at the Martyrs Monument at the Gallipoli Peninsula for the 98th year anniversary of the Canakkale Land Wars.
Syria also experienced a first at the ceremony since the Free Syrian Army flag was hoisted for the event.
For the first time, the heads of more than 30 diplomatic missions in Ankara were invited to this year's commemoration ceremony based on the places of birth of the soldiers who lost their lives during the battles and were mostly buried in the area.
During the Ceremonies, in addition to the Turkish flag, the flags of the following was hoisted: Australia, New Zealand, Tunisia, Sudan, Senegal, Macedonia, Lebanon, Kosovo, Ireland, France, Morocco, Bangladesh, Austria, Albania, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Germany, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Palestine, India, Canada, Libya, Hungary, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria and Yemen.
Last Mod: 24 Nisan 2013, 17:06