Euronews to go Turkish

March 2, 2009 | 17:20 UK

Euronews and TRT have signed an agreement paving the way for the launch of a Turkish language version of Euronews in January 2010.
The service will be produced at the Euronews headquarters in Lyon and be made available to all 17 million+ TV households in Turkey.

It will include local ad windows for the Turkish market and be introduced onto, which already carries eight existing language versions of Euronews.

As part of the agreement between Euronews and TRT, the latter will become a shareholder in Euronews before June this year.