Euronews is reporting that Turkey are to return to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017.
According to the pan European news channel, the Turkish national broadcaster TRT has given the European Broadcasting Union a written statement that they will compete in the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. Turkey last participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012, they then withdrew from the contest disagreeing with the use of juries in the contest. Over the past couple of years there have been a number of reports stating that Turkey will return to the Eurovision Song Contest. However none have ever come to fruition.