World leaders send messages on Turkey’s Republic Day
In the telegram, published on Kremlin’s official website on Oct. 29, Putin said the foundations of the “friendly, good-neighborly relations” between Russia and Turkey were established on the very first day of the existence of the Turkish Republic.
Putin said he expects further progress in bilateral relations.
“On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and myself, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and through you to all the people of your country on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey,” Aliyev said in his message on Oct. 28.
In two separate cables to Erdoğan, the Saudi monarch and the crown prince wished good health and happiness to Erdoğan, his government, and the Turkish people, as well as steady progress and prosperity, according to the official SPA news agency.
“On behalf of the people and the government of Pakistan, and on my own behalf, it gives me immense pleasure to felicitate the people and the government of Turkey on the auspicious occasion of Turkey’s ninety-fifth Republic Day,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said in a message.
President Arif Alvi said the day symbolizes Turkey’s “glorious” struggle, adding: “For Muslims of the subcontinent struggling for an independent homeland, the valiant Turkish stance was both energizing and inspiring.”