The Turkish community in Cyprus on Sunday celebrated the anniversary of the establishment, by Kemal Attaturk, of the Ottoman Democracy in 1923.
MV Armed troops marching past
SV Doctor Kutchuk & Turkish Ambassador on platform
MV & CU Schoolgirls marching past with rifles
SV Troops marching
MV Soldiers marching & CU (2 shots)
MV Officials saluting
CU Soldiers marching
CU Officer saluting
CU MV Armoured jeeps drive past
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Background: The Turkish community in Cyprus on Sunday celebrated the anniversary of the establishment, by Kemal Attaturk, of the Ottoman Democracy in 1923. The celebrations were held in the Turkish sector of Nicosia but no Greek civilians or members of the Cyprus government attended. The Turkish Vice-President of Cyprus, Dr Kutchuk, took the salute as schoolgirls, students and military forces marched past.