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Gul: Turkey can overcome all abstacles

Gul: Turkey can overcome all abstacles

Gul: Turkey can overcome all abstacles

President Abdullah Gul, accompanied by his wife, yesterday traveled to Kahramanmaras to attend celebrations marking the 88th anniversary of the city's liberation from French occupation. Speaking to the gathering, Gul said that Turkey was capable of overcoming all obstacles. The country belongs to all of us, and we should live on this land in happiness, peace and harmony, said the president. Pointing to differences within society, Gul said that as Turkey is a large country, such differences are quite normal. He added that varied views, beliefs and ethnicities are a rich resource for the nation. Gul also called on all people to be tolerant and respect each other.