The Only Thing Turkey and the U.S. Can Agree On
Source:New York Times Date:12Jan2018
Relations between the United States and Turkey are already strained over issues from Washington’s support for Kurdish fighters in Syria to Turkey’s arrest of American citizens and State Department employees. This verdict risks pushing them closer to the breaking point. Mr. Atilla’s conviction, which is likely to lead to heavy fines against the state-owned bank where he worked, has already led to a new wave of anti-American invective from high-ranking Turkish officials.
Also se Minister Simsek’s comments on potential Halkbank fine here.