Turkey will celebrate Republic Day on Tuesday, October 29. In İstanbul, local police have announced scheduled traffic disruptions and will close Adnan Menderes Boulevard and surrounding roads. In İzmir, individuals plan to gather for a parade at 10:30 (local time) at Cumhuriyet Square. Similar celebrations and associated disruptions are expected throughout the country.
A heightened security presence, as well as transportation and business disruptions, are expected in major urban areas.
Individuals in Turkey, particularly in Istanbul, are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate increased travel times due to high traffic and increased security measures, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities. Be alert and report any suspicious objects or behavior to local authorities.
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