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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 …

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, …

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 …

Cavusoglu and Pompeo hold meeting in Singapore

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo met in Singapore today. The ministers have agreed to work closely to resolve issues between them. The sides …

Russian lawmaker slam US sanctions against Turkey

Deputy head of the International Committee of the State Duma Alexey Chepa criticized a U.S. move to impose sanctions on two Turkish Cabinet members as "counterproductive and destructive". "Every day we …

US and Turkey mutually suspend visa services

The United States and Turkey have suspended all non-immigrant visa services for travel between the two countries, after last week's arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul. "Recent events have forced the United States …

Russia and Turkey to nullify trade sanctions

Russia and Turkey have settled almost all the issues on the lifting of trade restrictions, the problem will be fully resolved before the meeting of the Russian-Turkish intergovernmental commission in Kazan, which is scheduled for October 20, the …

Putin allows to hire Turkish nationals

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree 'On removal of certain special economic measures against the Turkish Republic', the Kremlin press service reported. Thus, the President has lifted restrictions on …

Russian sanctions against Turkey lifted by 99%

A full package of documents to lift Russia's sanctions against Turkey will be prepared already this week, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said. The agreements voiced by Turkish President …