Donald Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Attacking Kurds

Breitbart | 10/14/2019 | Staff
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President Donald Trump said he would issue an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Turkey after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan invaded Syria last week to attack the Kurds.

In a statement, Trump said that he would increase steel tariffs to 50 percent and threatened to end negotiations for a $100 billion trade deal with Turkey if they did not back down.

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“The Order will authorize a broad range of consequences, including financial sanctions, the blocking of property, and barring entry into the United States,” he warned.

The president said that his order could be used to weigh additional economic sanctions if Turkey was found to commit serious human rights abuses or other violence in Syria.

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Trump said that he was “perfectly clear” with President Erdogan that he did not approve of the military offensive against the Kurds...
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