Turkey Time

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

Turkey Time (TRT) (also called Time in Turkey) is a time zone used in Turkey since September 2016. The time is 3 hours ahead of UTC (UTC+03:00). 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.
  2. "Occupied Northern Cyprus to Follow Turkey Time". Time and Date. September 14, 2016. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  3. "Northern Cyprus Reintroduces DST". Time and Date. October 19, 2017. Retrieved October 20, 2017.
  4. "Turkey Reintroduces Daylight Saving Time". Time and Date. October 31, 2017. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  5. "Turkey Will Not Reintroduce DST Changes". Time and Date. November 23, 2017. Retrieved November 23, 2017.