Mehmet Şahingöz

Keywords: National struggle, Southeastern Anatolia Region

Abstract

The Ottoman Empire was deemed defeated at the end of the First World War, and on 30 October 1918, the Mondros Armistice was forced to sign, and other defeats of the war were treated differently in practice even though they signed with the German, Austrian, Hungarian empire and Bulgaria. . They started their activities in the direction of breaking up the territory of the Ottoman Empire without respecting any international rule and legal system. They started the occupation by sending soldiers to almost every part of the country, especially in Southeastern Anatolia, in accordance with the articles 7 and 12 of the armistice, with an understanding that accepts every way to reach their goals in the region without any rule.