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Turkey's May Day Will Not Be A Public Holiday

Source: PR-Inside
Posted: Monday, April 21, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: March 8, 2009

Turkey's government says it will again commemorate workers' day on May 1, starting in 2008, after a 28 year hiatus, but government spokesman Cemil Cicek says May Day will not be a public holiday.

This statement follows the recent submission to Parliament by AK Party deputy, Agah Kafkas, of a proposal for May 1 to be restored as a public holiday in Turkey (2008-04-19).

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