Turkey’s government scrambles amid showdown crisis with U.S.

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World Tribune: Window on the Real World—by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2018 The Turkish government has vowed to “retaliate” against the U.S. for imposing new tariffs as Turkey struggles with an economic crisis that has seen its currency drop in value by 40 percent since the start of the year. U.S. President Donald Trump last week imposed higher tariffs on Turkish imports, including […]

Trump increases tariffs on Turkey with lira in free fall amid crisis over U.S. preacher. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20 percent duty on aluminum and 50 percent one on steel.