The Turkish foreign Ministry has criticized the US administration’s decision to double import duties on steel and aluminium from Turkey.
About it reports news Agency “Anadolu”.
“The United States should know that this kind of sanctions and pressure, they will achieve nothing in terms of cooperation, and will only harm our allied relations, achieved through hard tests. The decision of the President of the United States Donald trump on additional export duties on Turkish steel and aluminium, which he took ignoring the rules of the WTO, are incompatible with serious public activities,” – said in a Twitter spokesperson of the foreign Ministry Hama Aksoy, the Agency said.
Aksoy said that Turkey is ready to give an adequate response to U.S. actions. “All steps against Turkey from the United States, as before, will be given an equivalent answer,” he said.
According to the diplomat, Turkey has always advocated the resolution of issues in bilateral relations through diplomacy and dialogue, based on goodwill and understanding.
As reported, the President of the United States Donald trump doubled import duties on steel and aluminium from Turkey.
“I just approved the doubling of tariffs on steel and aluminium from Turkey, because their currency, the Turkish Lira, quickly go down towards our very strong dollar! Duty on aluminium and steel from Turkey will be 20 percent and 50 percent, respectively. Our relations with Turkey now is not so good,” said trump on Twitter.
Recall: the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Turkey responded to U.S. threats