Source:Hürriyet Daily News (Istanbul)
Posted: Monday, January 16, 2012
Most recent follow-up news item: May 3, 2012
The government of Turkey has announced that it plans to review and tone-down the extent of the celebrations linked to most of Turkey's national public holidays.
The pageantry associated with the celebrations linked to many of Turkey's non-religious national public holidays dates back from 1981, after that year's military coup.
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