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Trump Authorizes Tariffs, Sanctions on Turkey

10 monthes ago   |   By Newser

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria-an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving US troops out of the way. Meanwhile, the Americans were scrambling for Syria's exits, a move criticized at home...
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