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The letter sent on October 9 by @realDonaldTrump  to Turkish President Erdogan warning of economic sanctions after the Turkish intervention in Northern Syria

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Sanctions work with countries like Turkey & China that depend on the West, not with Iran/Syria after 40 years of autarchy. The mere threat made the currency collapse.

Trump’s Threat. U.S. vows more sanctions & tariffs on Turkey if there’s no ceasefire in Syria. Guests include: @GeauxScalise  @EdRollins  @KimStrassel  Joe diGenova @VicToensing  @WalidPhares  join Lou 7PM/ET. #AmericaFirst  #MAGA  #Dobbs 

The photographer Hashem Shakeri depicts Iran’s housing crisis, which deepened after President Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, in May, 2018, and reimposed economic sanctions six months later.

Barr, at Trump direction, pushed for deferred prosecution deal of Turkish bank on Iransanctions busting. Charges only filed now

But it is October 16, and the president said today that “I view the situation on the Turkish border with Syria to be, for the United States, strategically brilliant.” So then why the sanctions? I asked McCarthy to reconcile those two, but he moved on to another question.

Trump distances himself from Syrian war, warns Turkey on sanctions

A letter dated three days after Trump spoke to Erdogan by phone warns of sanctions against Ankara if Turkey invades northern Syria.

China's Huawei reports sales gain despite U.S. sanctions


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If Putin could write the script it would go: - U.S. lets Turks slaughter Kurds, pushing Kurds closer to Assad/Russia - U.S. then panics and sanctionsTurkey, splintering NATO & solidifying Russia/Iran/Turkey axis. But Putin didn’t have to write it. Trump & GOP did it for him.

Dealing with @LindseyGrahamSC  and many members of Congress, including Democrats, about imposing powerful Sanctions on Turkey. Treasury is ready to go, additional legislation may be sought. There is great consensus on this. Turkey has asked that it not be done. Stay tuned!

Spare me the nonsense on sanctions. People are being slaughtered RIGHT NOW. Bombs are dropping on children RIGHT NOW. Instead of drafting sanctions bills, Republicans should use their massive leverage over the President to get him to change course. RIGHT NOW.

....We have one of three choices: Send in thousands of troops and win Militarily, hit Turkey very hard Financially and with Sanctions, or mediate a deal between Turkey and the Kurds!

Iran wanted me to lift the sanctions imposed on them in order to meet. I said, of course, NO!

I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!

....proportionate to shooting down an unmanned drone. I am in no hurry, our Military is rebuilt, new, and ready to go, by far the best in the world. Sanctions are biting & more added last night. Iran can NEVER have Nuclear Weapons, not against the USA, and not against the WORLD!

....embargo, together with highest-level sanctions, will be placed on the island of Cuba. Hopefully, all Cuban soldiers will promptly and peacefully return to their island!

Kim Jong Un talked about denuclearization with the South Korean Representatives, not just a freeze. Also, no missile testing by North Korea during this period of time. Great progress being made but sanctions will remain until an agreement is reached. Meeting being planned!

Congress voted 517-5 to impose sanctions on Russia. The President decides to ignore that law. Folks that is a constitutional crisis. There should be outrage in every corner of this country.