Trump hits Turkey with tariffs, threatens sanctions over Syria incursion
Monday, 14 October 2019 President Donald Trump on Monday said he would authorize sanctions against Turkish officials, stop negotiating with Turkey on a $100 billion trade deal, and boost tariffs on the country's steel to 50 percent over Ankara's incursion into northeast Syria.
President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey will never declare a ceasefire in northeastern Syria.
According to Reuters, Erdogan added he was unconcerned by U.S. sanctions over Ankara’s offensive.
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