Russian FM accuses USA of attempts to impede Astana process for Syria
17 August, 2018, 13:17 | Author: Billie Castillo
The U.S. dollar's role as a global currency is in decline and Russia has been exploring for some time using national currencies to settle bilateral trade deals with Turkey and other countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
These four countries are also known to have been opposing the sanctions of the USA on Iran.
"The use of national currencies for mutual trade has for several years been one of the tasks that the presidents of Russian Federation and Turkey had set", said Lavrov.
"I have already said this about sanctions: they are illegal, they undermine all principles of global trade and principles approved by United Nations decisions, under which unilateral measures of economic duress are unlawful", said the foreign minister. "It seems to me that it can not continue for a long time", said the Russian diplomat.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said talks with the European Union over visa-free travel for Turkish nationals will be accelerated in the coming period, in a sign of improvement in Ankara-Brussels dialogue amid the former's economic difficulties. "They must drop their threats, otherwise there can be no progress in relations between the United States and Turkey", Cavusoglu stressed.
The lira tumbled to a historical low on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump authorized a 20 and 50 percent tariff hike on imported Turkish aluminum and steel, respectively.
Turkey's national currency lira has lost nearly 20 percent of its value against USA dollars since Friday, amid ongoing strain between Turkey and the US over detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson.
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Netanyahu's comments came after Corbyn appeared to acknowledge that he was at the event for the wreath-laying ceremony. Mr Netanyahu dispensed with usual diplomatic convention by adding his voice to the criticism of the Labour leader's.
According to the Financial Times newspaper, LaLiga matches could be played in the United States as early as this season . On Sunday, the Spanish Super Cup was played in Morocco, the first time it has been played outside Spain .
When Kilic sought to tie conditions to Brunson's release, Bolton waved them aside and said there would be no negotiations. The decree also doubled tariffs on American cosmetics, rice, and coal, among other imports.
SHANGHAI, - China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. Amid ruptured US-Turkey diplomatic ties, the US has put on hold the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Ankara.
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But Trump, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal , connected Brennan and other intelligence officials with Mueller's probe. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who chairs the Foreign Relations Committee, said he was bothered by the president's move.
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