News Center -TDO- The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Ambassador to Turkey Kemal Köprülü and Military Attaché Staff Colonel Mehmet Ali Akbaş hosted the "August 1 Social Resistance Day" celebrated as the TRNC Armed Forces Day. Due to the 61st anniversary of the establishment of the Strength Organization (TMT) and the 43th anniversary of the establishment of the TRNC Security Forces Command, a reception was held at Gazi Orduevi.
Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar, TRNC’s Ambassador to Turkey Kemal Köprülü, Chief of General Staff Yaşar Güler, Land Forces Commander Gen. Ümit Dündar, Naval Commander Admiral Adnan Özbal, Air Force Commander Gen. Hasan Küçükakyüz, Military Attaché of the TRNC Embassy in Turkey Staff Colonel Mehmet Ali Akbaş, veterans and many other guests attended to the reception.
At the reception, which began with the reading of the National Anthem and the Mujahideen Anthem, the Military Attaché of the TRNC Embassy in Turkey Staff Colonel Mehmet Ali Akbaş said that Cyprus Island was conquered by tens of thousands of martyrs at the end of long and weary battles in 1571.
Staff Colonel Akbaş said that the island of Cyprus, conquered by the Turks after the compassionate, fair, tolerant, peace and peaceful environment and also stated "On the island, temporarily left to England in 1878 with the Turkish Cypriots until 1974 to last for dark days have begun."
Staff Colonel Akbaş said that Turkish Cypriots resisted the injustices brought by the British administration on the one hand and the atrocities of the Greek Cypriots who tried to bind the island to Greece on the other and added:
"TMT was born on August 1, 1958 in order to initiate an effective and organized resistance against the barbaric attacks of the Greek-Greek duo to the annexation of Cyprus, which had never been under Greek rule. He was born in poverty and defended the homeland of his fatherland. With the Operation of Peace carried out on the coup of Greek-Greek duo, Turkish Cypriots gained freedom and independence and peace, peace and stability came back to the island."
Staff Colonel Akbas stated that the Security Forces Command was established on August 1, 1976 and said “With the power of the Turkish nation for the sake of independence, GKK has succeeded in achieving its national struggle in difficult conditions and impossibilities and coming out of the bosom of the Turkish Cypriots, will continue to keep the flag it has taken over from TMT in the consciousness of its duty."
Staff Colonel Akbaş stated that the Turkish Cypriot Security Forces Command has continued with the determination and determination to continue its existence with the aim of sustaining the presence of the Turkish Cypriot.
After the speeches, the film was shown introducing the Security Forces Command. The cake was cut after the music concert by the Turkish Armed.