Turkey doubles tariffs on some U.S. imports over economy ‘attacks’

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports, such as passenger cars, alcohol and tobacco, in what its vice president said was a response to deliberate U.S. attacks on the Turkish economy. The move comes amid increased tension between the two NATO allies over Ankara‚Äôs imprisonment of a pastor and other diplomatic […]

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