In return, Erdogan signed a decree to raise tariffs on USA imports including cars, alcohol and tobacco. Other affected products include fruit, coal, paper and rice.
"The import duties were increased on some products, under the principle of reciprocity, in response to the United States administration's deliberate attacks on our economy", Vice President Fuat Oktay wrote on Twitter.
Pastor Andrew Brunson's lawyer renewed an appeal on Tuesday for Brunson's release from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted.
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That includes audio of her being fired by chief of staff John Kelly in December (she says she wasn't fired but forced to resign). She was vicious, but not smart. "Omarosa? Omarosa what's going on?" "I just saw on the news that you're thinking about leaving".
The administration has also leveled sanctions against two members of Erdogan's Cabinet.
"We have received no indication from the Turkish authorities that they are contemplating a request for financial assistance", the International Monetary Fund spokesperson added.
The lira, which has fallen nearly 40% against the dollar this year, rose 4.5% to 5.7TL on Thursday afternoon.
"Turkey and specifically President Erdogan have treated Brunson, who we know to be a very good person and a strong Christian whose done nothing wrong, very unfairly, very badly", said White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
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She transitioned in 2015 while she was CEO of the Vermont Electric Cooperative, a power utility that she helped turn around. That net 38 point drop is the biggest quarterly shift since Morning Consult began polling the subject in May 2016 .
Trump has called Brunson's detention a "total disgrace".
The escalating feud between the longtime North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies is playing out against a backdrop of economic tumult in Turkey, which has seen steep drops in the country's currency, the lira.
The lira had plunged to record lows on Monday, but has since clawed back some of its losses, not only after the retaliation on tariffs, but also after the Turkish Central Bank announced banks would be given help to keep money moving around the system.
Idris Elba fuels speculation that he’s the next James Bond
After a producer teased that Elba was being considered for the role, Elba posted a playful tweet implying that it was true. The film, which is likely to be Daniel Craig's final performance as Bond , will be released November 8th, 2019.