BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 A.M.) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to stay firm against US economic sanctions in Ankara on Saturday.

Speaking at the 6th Ordinary Congress of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), President Erdogan remained defiant despite the value of the Turkish Lira plummeting in the past week.

He said “Some people threaten us with economy, sanctions, foreign currency exchange rates, interest rates and inflation. We know your shenanigans and we will defy you.”

“We are shouting from here once more, you won’t be able to succeed, you won’t be able divide our country, you wont be able to silence our callings, you won’t be able put our flag down, you won’t be able to demolish our country, you won’t stop the rise of Turkey, because we are Turkey, because we are the Turkish nation, because we are Muslims, because we are the common sense and the voice of the humanity,” he continued.

“Although we couldn’t reach our goals on inflation and interest rates, we have far surpassed them if you compare to the past. I believe with all my heart that the problems that we have experienced in the recent week will open much better,” he added.

The US threatened to impose further economic sanctions on Turkey if it did not free detained evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson, who is imprisoned in the country on terrorism charges.

 

Source: Ruptly

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Insallah turkey will not be effected by this pathetic USA and it’s useless dollars, I hope Saudi stops the petrodollar and stands firm with Turkey and togheter we will take back USA and it’s Zionist proxies in Iran Iraq and Syria back to stone age, no one can divide the ahlul Sunnah, you Shias always stand with either Russia or USA just look up every war you Shias always been roach Zionist puppets, la ilaha Il Allah may Allah bless Turkey and Saudi Arabia Emirates and Sunni states who truly doesn’t bow for Zionist

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Like the US – Turkey lived from a high current account deficit. But unlike the US – Turkey cannot print dollar to pay for the debts.

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warshington is a sore loser since the defeat of its zio slaves in syria – targetted first iran, then russia and now turkey – zio lapdog govts will rot in h**l with the ameritards

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Ridiculous! Totally ridiculous! Again youprove your total lack of informing yourself about facts and a total biased POV since : – For now, only 2 Turkish ministers are under sanctions, tarrifs have just been raised on steel and aluminium and, due to CAATSA law, Yanks are barred from delivering F-35 and other high end systems since Turkey buys S-400… Edogollum tries to blame Turkish economic hardships on the Yanks while it’s his own incompetence that led Turkey to this point! This idiot took hundreds of billions dollars loans with usury interest rates (very likely from Chinese banks?) and, just like… Read more »