sanctions against Turkey

U.S. State Dept says policy on S-400 unchanged

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to speak with his Turkish counterpart, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in the coming days, State Department spokesman Ned Price said while reiterating that American policy opposing …

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US anti-Turkey sanctions to affect negatively NATO

The United States has decided to sanction its NATO ally Turkey. Under pressure from the US Congress, President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on the Turkish Defense Industry Authority as part of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). "The sanctions in connection with Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems will negatively affect joint activities within NATO, Ankara expects Washington to revise this decision," the head of the republic’s defense ministry, Hulusi Akar said

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Erdogan: U.S. attacks Turkey's sovereignty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan questioned the U.S.' alliance with Turkey following the former's decision to impose sanctions on the latter over the purchase of S-400 missiles. Reminding the bond between the two …

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Ilham Aliyev slams U.S. sanctions against Turkey

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has rejected a U.S. decision to impose sanctions against Turkey over its purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system, calling it "unacceptable,” a senior official said Monday.  …

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France threatens Turkey with sanctions

France on Thursday condemned what it said were "declarations of violence" by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and raised the possibility of new sanctions against Ankara. "There are now declarations of violence, …

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U.S. Senate Committee to vote on Turkey sanctions

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote next week on legislation to slap new financial penalties on Turkey, including over Russia's S-400 defense systems, according to the committee's website. The …

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U.S. House backs measure to impose sanctions on Turkey

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to impose sanctions and other restrictions on Turkey and Turkish officials over its offensive in northern Syria. …

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U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

U.S. senators introduced legislation that would slap sanctions on Russia following its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, senator Bob Menendez wrote on Twitter. The bill, from Sens. Jim Risch and Bob Menendez, …

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey over its military operation in northeastern Syria, U.S. secretary of state Michael Pompeo said. The order is …

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Congress to make Trump impose sanctions on Turkey?

Congressional Republicans and Democrats are threatening to force U.S. President Donald Trump’s hand in sanctioning Turkey if he does not outline soon what further punishment awaits the NATO ally for purchasing a …

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 Cavusoglu on how Ankara takes EU sanctions

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus. "We …

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What caused Turkish-European sanctions war?

European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara’s determination to pursue energy activities in the region, Turkey's foreign ministry said. …

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EU adopts sanctions against Turkey for drilling off Cyprus

The foreign ministers of the EU countries have approved the imposition of sanctions against Turkey over its geological exploration in the waters of Cyprus, the DPA agency reported, referring to the statement adopted by the European ministers at a …

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