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Turkey (Great Nuclear War)

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Republic of Turkey
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti
Timeline: Great Nuclear War

OTL equivalent: Turkey and Cyprus
Flag of Turkey TurkishEmblem
Flag Coat of Arms
Turkey orthographic projection GNW
Map of Turkey
Anthem ""İstiklâl Marşı" "The Independence March""
Capital Ankara
Largest city Instanbul
Language Turkish
Demonym Turkish
Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
  legislature Grand National Assembly
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım
Currency Turkish lira ₺ (TRY)
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a sovereign state mainly located in Eastern Asia, though also in Thrace and Cyprus.



In 1960, after civilian protests were taking place throughout the nation. A Coup was taken out by the Army Colonels against the Democratic Government,and installing General Cemel Gürse as President.

Great Nuclear War

Needs details on what nukes happened in Turkey

Invasion of Cyprus

See also Turkish Invasion of Cyprus

In 1972, Turkish troops landed in Northern Cyprus, where they fought Cypriot and Greek troops. However, despite their combined efforts, Greece had many internal problems of its own, and international eyes were away from the scene. A few battles occured where British forces in Akrotiri and Dhekalia attempted to defend against them, but the British forces mainly remained in their bases. By the end of the year Greek forces had been pushed off the Island and the entire island annexed, leaving just the British troops in their bases. Turkey quickly issued an Ultimatum to the Brits to leave the Island or be forcibly removed.

The British troops, not seeing an alternative, quickly left the island, accomplied by some Greek Cypriots, and landed in Malta.

Flag of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Flag of the Turkish Province of Cyprus

1974 saw the end of military rule in Cyprus and the establishment of the Province of Cyprus.

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