ISSN: 1011-727X
e-ISSN: 2667-5420

Mevlüt Çelebi

Keywords: Turkey, Italy, Turkey-Italy Relations, Atatürk, Mussolini


Since the beginning of the 20th century, until 1945, it has been bumpy relations with the Ottoman Empire and Turkey with Italy. The settling in Tripoli, Italy entered the First World War to gain ground in Anatolia. For this purpose, it has signed secret agreements with Britain and France. But after the war, the Allies did not keep their promises to Italy. Italy supported the War of Independence that began in Anatolia in order to obtain economic concessions. In 1922, Mussolini came to power in Italy, chose to spread Anatolia target. The Republic of Turkey was seen as the biggest threat to Italy. Although softened in 1928 friendship treaty signed between Italy and Turkey relations, bilateral relations have never come to the desired level. In Italy, it was defeated in Second World War after the regime change occurred from the TurkishItalian relations was followed by a friendly looking