US official says investigation into Turkey’s Halkbank still underway

Source:Stockholm Center for Freedom Date:15Nov2018

An unnamed US official who met with a group of Turkish journalists said that an investigation into Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank conducted by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is still ongoing, the Hürriyet newspaper reported on Wednesday.

When asked whether a legal case would be launched against Halkbank, the official said it would be a decision that “concerns the judiciary.”