İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu attended the commemorations held in Istanbul due to the anniversary of the treacherous coup attempt on the night of July 15, 2016.
Speaking at the commemoration in front of İBB, İmamoğlu said,
“Whatever element is causing the July 15th, we have to remove them from the road map of our state. Republic of Turkey to each institution, the state, municipalities may be representing the public ministry may be different organizational structures, the task falls to each institution. Every political institution has a duty. If we take responsibility and look ahead, we will never again experience the days of such embarrassment, the betrayal of the state, the betrayal of the nation and the days when the sparkling sons of the nation were martyred and veterans. ”
İMAMOĞLU PARTICIPATED IN 15 JULY MEMORIES
251 martyrs who died in the treacherous coup attempt on the night of July 15, 2016 were commemorated in front of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s (İBB) headquarters in Saraçhane.
To the commemoration held in front of the “Martyrs Board”; İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu, IMM Assembly members, IMM senior management and citizens also participated. The commemoration, which started with a moment of silence for the martyrs and the reading of the National Anthem, continued with the Quran recitation.
İmamoğlu be a speech after the prayer, “a moment and never a point where not want to live in Istanbul and we always feel with the Republic of Turkey. It is the debt of all of us to deepen this feeling, to keep such a threat, to keep such a betrayal fresh in the point of the public, the state and the nation to be put into action to prevent the nation from living again.
“MISSION TO EVERY CORPORATE”
Emphasizing that July 15 is a result, Imamoglu said:
“Unfortunately, when the power of the state is neglected and another power is put into the back of the understanding that domination is an unconditional nation, how the evil, wild and humanity of society is the closest, deepest, at the point where it has come to destroy and destroy all the principles of the state. is the determination of what happened on July 15.
Whatever element is causing the July 15th, we have to remove them from the road map of our state. At this point, every institution has a duty. Republic of Turkey to each institution, the state, municipalities may be representing the public ministry may be different organizational structures, the task falls to each institution. Every political institution has a duty. If we take responsibility and look ahead, we will never once again experience the days of such embarrassment, the betrayal of the state, the betrayal of the nation and the days when the sparkling sons of the nation were martyred, as a result of that betrayal. ”
“Martyrs’ families and gases are our most precious relics”
“With the lesson of this lesson; always be remembered, always taking lessons and is one of the most important days in principle at the point of creation to look at the future point in her 15 July by the Republic of Turkey, “said İmamoğlu,
“In this sense, I am gratefully commemorating every citizen who is on the staff of our metropolitan municipality who lost his life here and at these points. May their souls be challenged.
Of course, at the same time not only here, in Turkey at different points, he betrayed the night of terrorist ringleaders and its guidance this life with the action put forward by the people who lost all martyrs in God’s mercy, I remember with gratitude. May their souls be challenged. I hope that our country, our nation will never live one more day like this.
While I am saying this with my feelings, I would like to express that: The families of our martyrs, veterans, children of children, their children, are always among our most valuable relics institutionally. I especially want to underline it ”.
MARTYRS COMMEMORATED IN EDİRNEKAPI, SHERBETHIP DISTRIBUTED AT THE 3rd AHMET FOUNTAIN
The commemoration ended with Imamoglu and the accompanying delegation leaving cloves on the “Martyrs’ Board”. Imamoglu visited the July 15 Democracy Martyrdom in Edirnekapi after the commemoration in front of IMM. Governor Ali Yerlikaya, 1st Army Commander Musa Avsever, IMM President Ekrem Imamoglu, martyrs ‘families, veterans and veterans’ relatives were present at the memorial ceremony organized by the Governorship of Istanbul.
The commemoration in Edirnekapı, which started with prayers, ended with a tour of the martyrs’ graves and leaving cloves in the graves. İmamoğlu and İBB Secretary General Can Akın Çağlar came from Edirnekapı in front of the 3rd Ahmet Fountain in Sultanahmet. İmamoğlu, who tasted the delight and sherbet distributed by Istanbul Foundations 1st Regional Directorate, met with intense interest of the citizens.
İmamoğlu, who made an evaluation to journalists, said: “In the Ottoman period, sultans shared the sherbet from the fountain and shared it with the society in some special moments and days. Today is an important day for us. We commemorate the martyrs of July 15 and wish their veterans a healthy life. With this intention, a preparation has been made from the Foundation. It’s a very noble thought. In fact, my suggestion to the Director of the Foundations was as follows: I think that we can never pour sherbet from these fountains without ignoring the clothes and tradition of these beautiful brothers. We think that it would be nice to taste the sherbet on some special days and memorial days here. ”
ANSWERED THE QUESTION OF “HAGIA SOPHIA”
İmamoğlu, a journalist, “In the IMM Assembly, Hagia Sophia was proposed to be planned as ‘Ayasofya Mosque and Complex’. “Will there be a decision?” To the question, “I was absent at the meeting where the motion was made. I was informed that ‘Topbaş has issued a correction statement about his period’; already in plans, prayer room mosque function. If the parliament makes such a decision, it is of course our duty to technically match it with the information we have. However, it is already a mosque as Mustafa Kemal Atatürk had entered the land registry in 1936, and it was called as a place of worship and mosque in the previous plans. We analyze. The truths are made. Nobody should worry. The mind that runs this city, the city’s sure, the first thing its rulers will protect is the spirituality of this city. Nobody should worry about it. As well as preserving its spirituality, it will take on the duty of protection without forgetting that this city is a relic of 10 thousand years. Sometimes there is the preservation of the beauty of the Hagia Sophia Mosque for many years, sometimes there is the protection of nature, sometimes there is to prevent some possible betrayals; Like Kanal Istanbul ”.
Imamoglu and Caglar walked from the 3rd Ahmet Fountain next to the Hagia Sophia Mosque to the Blue Mosque. Imamoğlu took photos with citizens who showed great interest to him along the way. Imamoğlu and Çağlar participated in the “251 Hatim Prayer and Mevlid Program” organized by the Istanbul Governorship at the Blue Mosque. The delegation performed the noon prayer in the Blue Mosque.