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Turkish citizens take to streets to commemorate 98th anniversary of Republic Day

Thousands of Turkish citizens poured into the streets on Friday to celebrate the 98th anniversary of Republic Day. "As members of a heroic nation with a glorious past that is full of victories, we are determined to meet the republic with its 2023 goals," President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wrote in the Anıtkabir memorial book.

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Celebrations in Turkey marking the 98th anniversary of the founding of its republic have begun Friday with state officials' visit to Anitkabir, the mausoleum of the country's founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, in the capital Ankara. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who visited Anıtkabir to mark the Republic Day, stressed determination to achieve the 2023 goals, when the republic is due to celebrate its centenary.