Trump doubles tariffs on Turkish steel, aluminum

US President Donald Trump Friday authorized doubling tariffs on Turkish steel to 50 percent and aluminum to 20 percent. As the lira crashed to an all-time low to the US dollar, President Tayyip Erdogan said “Don’t forget, if they have their dollars, we have our people, our God.” On Friday, he urged people to sell dollars and gold and buy lira to support “the national struggle.”  Last month, the Trump administration promised sanctions on Turkey for detaining an American pastor.

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7 thoughts on “Trump doubles tariffs on Turkish steel, aluminum

  • Aug 10, 2018 @ 17:14 at 17:14
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    Hey Erdogan, your god can’t save you. Neither can your worthless lira.

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  • Aug 10, 2018 @ 17:21 at 17:21
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    The Turkish people can sell Erdogan and his image. A lot of people will buy him and his image for riffle target practice.

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  • Aug 10, 2018 @ 18:28 at 18:28
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    Bingo!
    Allah will surely follow the Great Erdogan demands.
    Better yet, Allah will also make arrangement with the Christ of the Russians to magically have Putin selling to Turkey the Su-57 jets and S-400 missiles in Turkish lira. Allah loves the great Turkish lira!

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  • Aug 10, 2018 @ 19:14 at 19:14
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    Thank you, President Trump, . . . made my day a whole lot better already.

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  • Aug 11, 2018 @ 14:23 at 14:23
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    Stupid, stupid erdogan. His country losing millions because he wants to persecute a Christian pastor. Its only going to get worse for Turkey. The country under erdogan is doomed. Just watch and see. He will destroy everything for ‘allah’. F***ing idiot.

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  • Aug 11, 2018 @ 14:29 at 14:29
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    long live to president trump well done for turkey

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  • Aug 11, 2018 @ 17:04 at 17:04
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    If you look at this from a different angle it is not that promising for the US. they are pissing everyone of at once with the exception of a few tin pot Arabs and Israel coupled with service a trillion dollar plus debt a recent example: Although Canada should not have called out the Saudis on Twitter having said that do you hear a peep from the US supporting Canada over a terrorist supporting child molesting Wahhabi practicing Saudi Arabia who is trying to spread Wahhabism like a plague not sure about you but that speaks volumes to me?

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