Turkey Time

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Time zones of Europe. Turkey Time is highlighted in light green.

Turkey Time (gmt+3) (also called gmt+3) is a time zone used in Turkey since September 2016. The time is 3 hours ahead of gmt. In 2016, Turkey's government had decided to scrap daylight saving time changes to the country.[1]Northern Cyprus followed Turkey on October 30, 2016[2]but returned to Eastern European Time on October 29, 2017.[3]In October 2017, the Turkish government announced to return to daylight saving time on October 28, 2018,[4]but later cancelled these plans.[5]

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  1. "Turkey Stays on Daylight Saving Time for Good". Time and Date. September 8, 2016. Retrieved September 8, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Northern Cyprus to Follow Turkey Time". Time and Date. September 14, 2016. Retrieved September 15, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Northern Cyprus Reintroduces DST". Time and Date. October 19, 2017. Retrieved October 20, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Turkey Reintroduces Daylight Saving Time". Time and Date. October 31, 2017. Retrieved November 1, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Turkey Will Not Reintroduce DST Changes". Time and Date. November 23, 2017. Retrieved November 23, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)