Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar celebrated the 2230th anniversary of the establishment of the Land Forces.
Mite; “Our Land Forces, whose foundations were laid by Mete Han; It is one of the most respected military forces in the world, with its heroic and self-sacrificing personnel committed to its deep-rooted history, national, moral and professional values.
Our Land Forces; It has struggled with determination and determination at home and beyond the borders against all kinds of threats and dangers to the security of our homeland, borders and noble nation.
In this context, our heroic Land Forces, equipped with high-tech domestic and national defense industry products, added new and great achievements to its glorious history with the large-scale operations it carried out within the scope of the fight against terrorism.
With these operations carried out in the north of Syria and Iraq, the terror corridor desired to be established in the south of our country was shattered; The security of our borders, our noble nation and the innocent and oppressed people of the region, who depend on us for their hope, has been ensured.
Our Land Forces; Despite the epidemic conditions, it also makes a great contribution to regional and global peace and stability in many geographies such as Afghanistan, Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Azerbaijan, Libya, Qatar, Somalia within the framework of the UN, NATO, OSCE, EU and within the framework of bilateral agreements.
With all these activities zamIt continues its training/practice activities uninterruptedly and successfully in order to develop the qualifications of its personnel in the most appropriate way to the conditions of the age and the changing nature of the war.
I heartily congratulate the heroic and self-sacrificing personnel of our Land Forces for all their achievements, and kiss each of them on the forehead.
Our Land Forces; With the inspiration he received from the love, trust and prayer of our noble nation and our ancestors who brought peace, justice and tranquility to three continents in seven climates, he will successfully fulfill all kinds of duties that will be given to him, as he has done so far, and will continue to be a source of pride for our country.
On the occasion of this anniversary, I respectfully commemorate all of our commanders and statesmen, from Mete Han to Sultan Alparslan, from Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to the present day, who have contributed to the achievement of our Land Forces to this level.
We commemorate our martyrs, our heroic veterans, who have passed into eternity, with mercy and gratitude; I would like to express my respect and gratitude to our hero veterans who are still alive, and to the precious families of our martyrs and veterans.
Congratulations to all the active and retired personnel of our Land Forces, especially the Commander of the Land Forces, General Ümit DÜNDAR; I wish them and their precious family members health, success and well-being.” said