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Trump turns heat up on Turkey as he authorises doubling of metals...

Daily Mail
Trump turns heat up on Turkey as he authorises doubling of metals...

US President Donald Trump says he has authorised the doubling of steel and aluminium tariffs “with respect to Turkey”. Mr Trump said in a tweet that the tariff on aluminium imports will be increased to 20% and the tariff on steel imports will be raised to 50% as the Turkish lira “slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!”. Mr Trump is also declaring that “Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time!”. The United States imposed sanctions on two Turkish officials earlier this month over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges. Turkey vowed retaliation “without delay” and warned the move would further harm relations between the