The EBU has confirmed that TRT the Turkish national broadcaster has yet to confirm their participation in Eurovision 2016.
Turkey last competed in the competition in 2012 when Can Bonomo finished in 7th place with 112 points. During this week there have been a number of conflicting reports regarding Turkish participation in this years competition. Turkey’s withdrawal in 2013 was announced at the time to be due to dissatisfaction with the jury voting which saw Turkey miss their first final since the introductions of the jury in 2011.
Decisions on participation in Eurovision 2016 must be taken by October 10.