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Türkiye’s foreign minister visits Turkish cemetery in Malta


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Published February 06,2024


Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan, paying an official go to to the island nation of Malta, on Tuesday took the time to go to the historic Turkish Martyrs’ Cemetery situated in a southeastern city.

Fidan, alongside together with his delegation, positioned a wreath at a monument on the cemetery in Marsa and noticed a second of silence, leaving purple carnations on every grave.

He additionally realized extra in regards to the cemetery from Türkiye’s ambassador to Valletta, Erdeniz Şen.

After visiting the cemetery, Fidan additionally visited the Turkish Embassy within the capital Valletta.

After beginning his diplomatic engagements in Malta within the morning with one-on-one and inter-delegation conferences together with his Maltese counterpart Ian Borg, Fidan is anticipated to fulfill later within the day with Prime Minister Robert Abela and President George Vella.


Ordered by Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz Han, the Turkish Martyrs’ Cemetery in Malta was in-built 1874 to honor these fallen troopers from the Ottoman siege of Malta in 1565, together with quite a few casualties comparable to Dragut, aka Turgut Reis, the naval commander.

The cemetery, distinguished by its magnificent structure, incorporates the graves of those that perished within the Malta siege, in addition to 22 Turks who have been captured by the British in varied fronts throughout World War I, delivered to Malta as prisoners, and handed away right here, together with the graves of Muslims who misplaced their lives in varied incidents.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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