Date: 11 months ago   Category: Politics

Turkey will stop purchase of electronics in the USA

The president of Turkey Recep Erdogan has declared plans to refuse purchase of electronic production in the USA, RIA Novosti tells. – We will declare boycott to electronic goods from the USA. They have iPhone, but, on the other hand, there is Samsung. We in the country have a local brand of Venüs Vestel phones, will use them, he said. The USA has twice raised on August 10 taxes on steel and aluminum from Turkey that has led to sharp depreciation of Turkish lira (more than 14%). Since the beginning of year the local currency has lost more than 40% of cost. Erdogan called actions of the USA "stab in the back". He has said if Washington doesn't begin to respect sovereignty of the country, partnership between two countries will appear under the threat. Photo: Google.Images to Share: USA Turkey