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In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day

Turkey celebrates the 94th anniversary of Victory Day in Ankara commemorating the end of the battle of Dumlupinar and end of hostilities in the Turkish War of Independence.

In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
Turkish soldiers carry a giant Turkish flag during a ceremony to mark 94th anniversary of Turkeys Victory Day in Ankara on August 30, 2016. Turkish authorities arrested an editor from the leading Hurriyet daily on August 30, continuing a sweep of the media triggered by last month's failed coup, the newspaper said. (Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
Members of the public and military personnel attend a ceremony at the Ataturk Mausoleum to mark 94th anniversary of Turkeys Victory Day in Ankara on August 30, 2016. On August 30 Turkey celebrates the Victory Day, commemorating the end of the battle of Dumlupinar and end of hostilities in the Turkish War of Independence. (Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks on during a ceremony at the Ataturk Mausoleum to mark 94th anniversary of Turkeys Victory Day in Ankara on August 30, 2016. Turkish authorities arrested an editor from the leading Hurriyet daily on August 30, continuing a sweep of the media triggered by last month's failed coup, the newspaper said. (Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) attends a ceremony at the Ataturk Mausoleum to mark 94th anniversary of Turkeys Victory Day in Ankara on August 30, 2016. Turkish authorities arrested an editor from the leading Hurriyet daily on August 30, continuing a sweep of the media triggered by last month's failed coup, the newspaper said. (Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
People gather to listen to speeches during a rally to mark the 94th anniversary of Turkey's Victory Day on August 30, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey Victory day is a national holiday and commemorates the victory of the Battle of Dumlupinar, one of the most decisive battles of the Turkish War of Independence. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
A woman poses for a photograph at the start of a rally to mark the 94th anniversary of Turkey's Victory Day on August 30, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey Victory day is a national holiday and commemorates the victory of the Battle of Dumlupinar, one of the most decisive battles of the Turkish War of Independence. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
A woman sings along to a song during a rally to mark the 94th anniversary of Turkey's Victory Day on August 30, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey Victory day is a national holiday and commemorates the victory of the Battle of Dumlupinar, one of the most decisive battles of the Turkish War of Independence. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
In pictures: Turkey celebrates Victory Day
A woman holds a poster of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk during a rally to mark the 94th anniversary of Turkey's Victory Day on August 30, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey Victory day is a national holiday and commemorates the victory of the Battle of Dumlupinar, one of the most decisive battles of the Turkish War of Independence. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)