Thousands of security officers will be deployed in the two major cities for the New Year celebrations in order to prevent terrorist attacks.
Abdulgadir Masharipov, who confessed to killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub in a New Year gun attack, faces 40 life sentences, one for each of the victims and the massacre itself.
Istanbul municipality says "parts of the entertainment centre violated legislation."
Abdulgadir Masharipov is accused of firing into a New Year's Eve crowd, taking 39 lives and injuring over 70 revellers.
Police identified the suspect as Abdulgadir Masharipov, who is believed to be responsible for killing 39 people at Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
In his first address to the nation after the attack, Erdogan calls for unity in the fight against terrorism.
Police have carried out raids across Turkey and detained at least 14 people in the search for the assailant who killed 39 people at the Reina nightclub on New Year's Day.
The shooter is alleged to have arrived in Istanbul in November. Police have released a video of the suspect and said they have fingerprints that link him to the deaths of 39 revellers at the Reina nightclub.
Those killed were celebrating the New Year at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul on Sunday.
The attacker is still on the run. But, police say that they have found the taxi he took to the nightclub and are dusting for fingerprints.
The assailant shot dead a police officer and a civilian as he entered the Reina nightclub before opening fire at random inside.
2016 for Turkey was a year marred by attacks that targeted security forces and civilians alike. The country had barely entered 2017 when another attack hit a popular nightclub.
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