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Turkey: Mass Media and Press Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 3474, tabled on 6 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the levels of media freedom and plurality in Turkey.

Answered on

14 July 2017

We monitor the situation closely and encourage Turkey to ensure the full protection of fundamental rights, including freedom of expression. Freedom of the media remains a priority for our bilateral projects in Turkey.