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Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, halts trade negotiations, raises steel tariffs to 50%

The United States has imposed sanctions on Turkish ministries and senior government officials in response to the country’s military offensive in northern Syria. President Donald Trump also phoned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to demand an immediate truce. Vice-President Mike Pence said he would travel to the region “as quickly as possible”. The move […]