11.11.10 11:25

Turkmenistan pays tribute to Ataturk

A flower laying ceremony was held at the monument to the founder and first president of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in Ataturk Square in Ashgabat on November 10 to mark the 72nd anniversary of his death. The ceremony participants observed a minute of silence in memory of the prominent Turkish reformer.

As the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent reports, the ceremony was attended by officials of the Turkish Embassy in Turkmenistan and the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, members of Mejlis, representatives of Turkish companies, teachers and students of Ashgabat’s Turkmen-Turkish schools.

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