Turkey’s president on Tuesday marked 105th anniversary of Canakkale Victory and Martyrs’ Day and remembered the fallen soldiers who lost their lives during naval and ground battles in Canakkale (Gallipoli Campaign) during the World War I.

“Those who do not know what happened in [northwestern province of] Canakkale a century ago, and those who do not understand the struggle, cannot understand the determination in our stance against threats to our country today,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a statement.

“Canakkale Victory, which is one of milestones in our history, was also the harbinger of our War of Independence, and

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