Trump promises to destroy Turkish economy

Trump promises to destroy Turkish economy

If Ankara does anything off limits, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to destroy its economy.

"As I have stated strongly before, and just to reiterate, if Turkey does anything that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off limits, I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey (I’ve done before!)," Trump wrote on Twitter.

According to him, Turkey with Europe and others should "watch over the captured ISIS* fighters and families."

"The U.S. has done far more than anyone could have ever expected, including the capture of 100% of the ISIS* Caliphate. It is time now for others in the region, some of great wealth, to protect their own territory," the U.S. leader added.

Turkey will now be responsible for all ISIS* fighters in the area captured over the two years, the White House said in a statement published after Trump spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday.

* The terrorist group banned in Russia.


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