The Great October Revolution, TKP and Turkey

20 November 2020

The year 2020 is a very meaningful within the framework achievements of the most important revolutionary advances for both history of Turkey and World. Against the imperialist- capitalist system, the unity and solidarity of national liberation revolutions and socialist revolutions marked the 20th century. We have no doupt that the same will happen in the 21st century.

Still we deeply feel the need of the great unity and solidarity of the revolutions to achieve the liberation of the workers and laborers from exploitation and oppression, and the equality and freedom of the peoples of the world.

The Great October Revolution: Full of Experiences and Lessons for the Humanity
This year, 2020, is the 103rd anniversary of the 1917 Great October Revolution, 25 October (7 November in today's calendar) is establishment date of the socialist Soviet Union which paved the way for an equal and free society.

Long live Republic Aganist Despotism!
The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of Turkey's Grand National Assembly, which led National Liberation War against the imperialist occupation, was established on 23 April 1920.

The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of Communist Party of Turkey, established on September 10, 1920, during the hardest times of our Great National Independence War as the representative of urban and village laborers and working class.

Long live the National Movements against Imperialism!
The year 2020 is the 97th anniversary of the decleration of republic that fulfilled the glory of National Liberation War and abolished the rule of emperorship with the establishment of Republic of Turkey on 29 October 1923.

We, members of the TKP came together on 8 November 2020 and celebrated this important advances, to remembered the meaning and importance of our revolutions, evaluated how these revolutions enlightened our present day and future. We should always keep these great days of humankind in our mind.

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