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2019-10-12 The Grand Turk
Turkey to respond tit-for-tat to possible US sanctions
Go for it.
[AA.TR] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
will respond to any U.S. sanctions within the framework of full reciprocity, the Ottoman Turkish Foreign Ministry said Friday.

"No one should doubt that Turkey will respond tit-for-tat to possible U.S. sanctions," said front man Hami Aksoy, responding to a statement by the U.S. Treasury Department on possible sanctions against Turkey in relation to its anti-terror operation in northern Syria.
"We will bring the U.S. economy to a crawl with our...um...Ottoman leverage™! No footstools for you!"
When Operation Peace Spring began, the U.S. government was informed at all levels, Aksoy said, adding Turkey is fighting against terrorist organizations posing a threat to its national security and will press ahead with this fight.

The ministry also shared the target and scope of the operation with the public in full clarity during a blurb Friday, he said.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that President Donald Trump
...His ancestors didn't own any slaves...
had granted new authority to impose crippling sanctions on Turkey’s economy and its leaders for Ankara's ongoing Operation Peace Spring.

Mnuchin said Trump has authorized an executive order that will allow the Treasury in consultation with the president and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "very significant new sanctions authority that can be targeted at any person associated with the government of Turkey, any portion of the government."

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#1 No more Turkey carpets for us?
Posted by AlanC 2019-10-12 08:20||   2019-10-12 08:20|| Front Page Top

#2 The Shriners will have to buy their fez's from China. There goes the trade balance......
Posted by Mercutio 2019-10-12 09:09||   2019-10-12 09:09|| Front Page Top

#3 No more rahat lakum for you yankis!
Posted by g(r)omgoru PB 2019-10-12 09:13||   2019-10-12 09:13|| Front Page Top

#4 Beware of the Ottoman Poke!
Though skeptics may think it a joke,
Or say that it's gay,
Erdie tried it today,
And the elephant nearly awoke.
Posted by Snoling Smiter of the Brontosaurs2338 2019-10-12 10:52||   2019-10-12 10:52|| Front Page Top

#5 Where am I gonna get my truncheons and moustache wax now?
Posted by Raj 2019-10-12 13:03||   2019-10-12 13:03|| Front Page Top

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