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Region Asia
Population 70586256
GDP (millions USD) 663,419
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction PROHIBITED
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning no policy
Research cloning no policy
Sex selection ?
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention RATIFIED
1998 COE Cloning Convention signed
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified


Key laws and policies

  • Code of Public Health, Law No. 94-654 (July 29, 1994)
  • Article 282 of the Turkish Civil Code No. 4721

Prohibited practices

  • Surrogacy
  • Donated eggs, sperm, or embryos
  • Sex selection for non-medical reasons
  • Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for non-medical reasons

Permitted and regulated practices

  • Assisted reproduction
  • Single embryo transfer if woman is aged under 35

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