Turkey’s president marked Anadolu Agency’s 100th anniversary on Monday.

Congratulating the news agency for its 100 years of service, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it had witnessed the country’s national struggle for independence, the founding of the republic and the growth and development of the nation.

Congratulating the agency’s Director-General Senol Kazanci, Erdogan said: “I’m pleased to see our national news agency expand its field of activity and strengthen its international news network.”

“I express gratitude to those who contributed to the founding of Anadolu Agency, especially Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and wish the agency and its employees success,” he added.

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