16-07-2019 11:32:01

President Erdoğan: They wanted to bury Turkey into darkness but failed, Allah ruined their traps

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan delivered a speech at an event held at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul on the July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day.

President Erdoğan said: "I salute every member of our heroic nation, who stood against planes, tanks, bullets to protect the independence of our nation and the future of our country on July 15."

“We will never forget our 251 martyrs of all ages, all professions and from all walks of life,” President Erdoğan said.

"On the night of July 15, they wanted to bury Turkey into darkness but failed, Allah ruined their traps," President Erdoğan said.

“S-400S WILL HAVE BEEN INSTALLED BY APRIL 2020”

On the S-400 missile defense systems, President Erdoğan noted that they will have been installed by April 2020. Underlining that the S-400s are a defense system, President Erdoğan said: “The S-400s are the strongest defense system against those who want to attack our country. We are doing this as a joint investment with Russia, and will continue to do so.”