sanctions against Turkey

U.S. suggested Turkey transfer Russia's S-400 to Ukraine

U.S. suggested Turkey transfer Russia's S-400 to Ukraine

The United States has informally raised with Turkey the unlikely possibility of sending its Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems to Ukraine to help it fight Russian forces, according to three sources familiar with the matter. U.S. …

Erdogan: Turkey to succeed in 'economic war of independence'

Erdogan: Turkey to succeed in 'economic war of independence'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a tight interest rate policy will not lower inflation and vowed Turkey will succeed in its “economic war of independence.” Speaking after the Cabinet meeting, Erdogan said he …

EU prolongs sanctions on Turkey over unauthorized drilling

EU prolongs sanctions on Turkey over unauthorized drilling

The Council of the European Union has prolonged the sanctions on Turkey over its activities in the Eastern Mediterranean for a year. With a decision shared with the public on November 11, the Council of the EU has announced that the …

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

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 …

US anti-Turkey sanctions to affect negatively NATO

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

Erdogan: U.S. attacks Turkey's sovereignty

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 …

Ilham Aliyev slams U.S. sanctions against Turkey

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.  …

U.S. Congress urges to punish Turkey for contacts with Russia

U.S. Congress urges to punish Turkey for contacts with Russia

Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a vocal critic of the Turkish government in recent years, has repeated his wish to see Turkey sanctioned over its purchase of the Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems in an article he penned for the …

France threatens Turkey with sanctions

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, …

U.S. Senate Committee to vote on Turkey sanctions

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 …

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

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. …

U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

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, …

U.S. imposes sanctions on Turkey

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 …