Remembering the failed coup attempt on July 15-2016: Erdoğan vows not to forget


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that his government won’t allow the anniversary of the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016 to be forgotten or erased from memory.

This came in the “Heroes of Türkiye’s Century” event, on Saturday, on the seventh anniversary of the failed coup attempt.

The Event organized by the Turkish Presidency’s Communication Department, Istanbul Province and Üsküdar Municipality.

The Turkish president said, “As we knew the traitors of the Gülen organization… We’ll not forget those who supported them and stood behind them”.

He added, “On the seventh anniversary of the coup attempt, I declare that we will not allow July 15 to be forgotten even after 70 years”.

Erdoğan affirmed that protecting the values ​​for which the Turks sacrificed is the task of all the people, and had mercy on the souls of the 253 Turkish martyrs who died while confronting the putschists on the night of July 15, 2016.

On the night of the coup attempt, according to Erdoğan, the Turkish people proved that their determination and persistence protected their independence once again.

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