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Turkey: US 'threatening language' won't benefit anyone - Erdogan01:24

Turkey: US 'threatening language' won't benefit anyone - Erdogan

Turkey, Ankara
August 1, 2018 at 22:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in Ankara on Wednesday that the threatening language of the United Stated will not benefit anyone, after Washington imposed sanctions on two leading Turkish government officials this week.

Erdogan stated that Turkey has worked cooperatively with the US in regards to the NATO interventions and that the US should know the country's character well enough to not act with such hostility.

"We don't give any credit to such threatening language", he said.

Ankara and Washington have been at odds ever since US Christian pastor Andrew Brunson was jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges. The US responded by placing sanctions on Turkey's justice and interior ministers following the arrest, claiming that Brunson's detention was based on unfair attention of the Turkish government.

Turkey: US 'threatening language' won't benefit anyone - Erdogan01:24
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in Ankara on Wednesday that the threatening language of the United Stated will not benefit anyone, after Washington imposed sanctions on two leading Turkish government officials this week.

Erdogan stated that Turkey has worked cooperatively with the US in regards to the NATO interventions and that the US should know the country's character well enough to not act with such hostility.

"We don't give any credit to such threatening language", he said.

Ankara and Washington have been at odds ever since US Christian pastor Andrew Brunson was jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges. The US responded by placing sanctions on Turkey's justice and interior ministers following the arrest, claiming that Brunson's detention was based on unfair attention of the Turkish government.

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