Turkey is declared a republic. Kemal Ataturk becomes president, moving the country to become secular and more western.
Turkey joins the United Nations.
Neutrality is abandoned and Turkey joins NATO.
An association agreement is signed with the European Economic Community.
Turkey joins the Black Sea alliance.
Turkey enters the European Union customs union.
Turkey and Greece agree to build a gas pipeline that will supply Greece with Turkish gas.
A new currency called the Lira is introduced.
The European Union restarts talks with Turkey over membership.