March 18 is considered one of the most significant victories in Turkish history and is commemorated with Turks honouring their fallen and war veterans.
Expected vote comes ahead of the 100 years anniversary of the formation of the Turkish Republic but parliament has the final say on the exact date.
Experts believe Greece's increasing violations of Turkish airspace is part of an agenda encouraged by the West to corner Türkiye for taking an independent foreign policy.
Turks gathered to mark 100 years since the victory of the Battle of Dumlupinar, which liberated the country from the occupation of the allied forces at the conclusion of World War I.
On the 100th anniversary of the Great Victory, President Erdogan vows to continue to advance the Republic of Türkiye and to strengthen it in every field, especially in economy, defence and diplomacy.
Ataturk's remains underwent a long journey from when the first president of the Turkish republic passed away in November 10, 1938 to its final resting place in Anitkabir, more than 15 years later.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the leader of the country’s War of Independence and founder of the Republic, died in 1938 in Istanbul at the age of 57.
The Turkish public holiday commemorates Ataturk’s proclamation of the new Republic of Turkey on October 29, 1923.
Since the 2016 coup attempt, the Turkish army has undergone a rapid transformation, moving beyond tasks limited to UN and NATO peacekeeping and support missions to conducting operations to maintain Turkey's national interests.
Children across the country dressed up and decorated their homes for virtual celebrations, while a few social-distanced ceremonies allowed some to spread the holiday joy.
Ataturk became the first president of the republic until November 10, 1938, when he passed away in Istanbul at the age of 57 due to cirrhosis disease.
Marking the 97th Republic Day, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country's historical legacy is its biggest strength.
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