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Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Yıldız received UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Yıldız received UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Ahmet Yıldız received Mr.David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, on 14 November 2016.

At the working lunch, it was underlined that Turkey has a “standing invitation” to the UN special procedures on human rights since 2001, and that the visit of the Special Rapporteur and his delegation to our country is the manifestation of our uninterrupted and constructive cooperation with the UN special mechanisms.

During the meeting, national legal framework on the right to freedom of opinion and expression and its implementation as well as recent developments in our country were discussed.