According to many mainstream media in Turkey, Şenol Göka, who was appointed as TRT Director General in 2014, has clearly announced that Turkey will be back to the Eurovision Song Contest. In one of his recent interviews, Şenol Göka has stated that TRT had concerns regarding the voting system and other financial issues with European Broadcasting Union, however, many issues within this scope have been solved and now TRT has decided to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016.
Turkey will not be able to participate in the contest this May since the deadline has already passed for Eurovision 2015 which will be held in Vienna, Austria.
OGAE Turkey supports the come-back decision of Turkey which was one of the most successful countries at the Eurovision Song Contest in the last decade.
Stay tuned for more details.