Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya commemorated the martyrs on the 18 March Martyrs' Day and the 107th anniversary of the Çanakkale Naval Victory.
Governorship of Istanbul prepared a special video for the 107th anniversary of the March 18 Martyrs' Day and the Çanakkale Naval Victory. The video featured the last letters of Captain Kazım, Captain Mehmet Tevfik, First Lieutenant Zahit and Captain Yusuf Kenan, who were martyred in Çanakkale, to their loved ones.
Governor Yerlikaya, who shared this special video on his social media account, stated as follows:
"107 years have passed since the Çanakkale Victory.
Every line and every sentence of the letters of martyrs left behind is breaking our hearts.
I commemorate our heroes who made Çanakkale impenetrable with mercy, gratitude and respect."