Turkey and the US

Ankara: Turkey to respond in kind to US sanctions

Turkey will continue to pursue policy of tit-for-tat responses to any U.S. actions, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said after Washington threatened to impose more sanctions on Turkey in an escalated row between …

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Turkey invites U.S. to panel in WTO

Turkey invited the U.S. to a panel in the World Trade Organization (WTO) about doubling tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said. Speaking at a working dinner on the sidelines of …

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Turkey liquidating U.S. treasuries

Turkey dropped off the U.S. government’s list of major owners of Treasury debt, according to a Treasury Department report released Wednesday.  Turkey’s holdings of bonds, bills and notes have fallen 42% in the first …

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Pence warns Turkey not to test Trump's resolve

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence threatened Turkey with unspecified consequences if it continues to hold American pastor Andrew Brunson in custody, according to a statement. "Pastor Andrew Brunson is …

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Will dollar be rejected as global currency?

U.S. actions have provoked a number of countries to switch towards trading in national currencies, and Turkey is actively discussing it with Russia, China and other countries," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s …

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Turkey rejects US pastor's appeal for release

A Turkish court has rejected an appeal for U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson to be released from house arrest during his trial on terrorism charges. Brunson’s lawyer, İsmail Cem Halavurt, filed the demand on August 14 …

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Turkey issues sharp tariffs on US imports

Turkey's government has raised tariffs on US imports, including passenger cars, tobacco and alcohol, Official Gazette said this morning. The decree, which was signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, …

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Erdogan: Turkey to boycott US electronic products

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will boycott electronic products from the U.S., which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of an American evangelical …

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Trump doubles steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20% duty on aluminum and 50% one on steel. "I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum …

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