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U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world's deadliest ongoing war.
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Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey amid GOP blowback to Syria troop withdrawal

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Since the withdrawal decision was announced, the Turkish military has escalated its military operation in the region.
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Scrambling to limit damage, Trump tells Turkey to stop its Syria invasion

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his much-criticized decision to clear U.S. troops from Turkey's path.
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Scrambling to limit damage, Trump hits Turkey with tariffs over Syria

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday raised steel tariffs on Turkey and threatened more sanctions over its incursion into Syria as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his much-criticized decision to clear U.S. troops from Turkey's path.
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Trump Levels Sanctions on Turkey in Attempt to Contain the Chaos Wreaked By His Syria Withdrawal

1 month ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump announced Monday his Administration's intention to level economic sanctions, hike tariffs and halt trade negotiations as a result of Turkey's military incursion in Syria against the Syrian Kurds.
“I will soon be issuing an Executive Order authorizing the imposition of sanctions against current and former officials of the Government of Turkey and any persons contributing to Turkey's destabilizing actions in northeast Syria. Likewise, the steel tariffs will be increased back up to 50 percent, the level prior to reduction in May,” Trump said in a statement. “The United...
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