Kurban Bayramı Mesajı

Today, our nation needs peace and well-being more than yesterday. One purpose of religious holidays is to consolidate peace and well-being and reduce separation and thus strengthen unity and solidarity among the nation. With these intentions, I congratulate all on Sacrifice Feast and extend my best wishes of peace and well-being. Gen. (Ret.) M. İlker Başbuğ

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30 Ağustos Mesajı

I congratulate my dear nation and the Turkish Armed Forces, in which I have proudly served as a member for almost half a century, on Victory Day. This victory belongs to the Turkish nation and the Turkish Army, which sprang from its bosom. In a way that many could not even imagine, but Mustafa Kemal Atatürk believed from the very beginning; 

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