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Trump Authorizes Sanctions Against Turkey In Response To Syria Invasion

Posted on AllSides October 14th, 2019
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President Donald Trump announced Monday that he will sign an executive order giving his administration the authority to impose sanctions on Turkish government officials over the country’s invasion of Syria.

The administration first mulled sanctions during a Friday press briefing with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

“President Trump … will be signing a new executive order giving the Treasury Department, in consultation with himself and Secretary Pompeo, very significant new sanctions authorities that can be targeted at any person associated with the government of Turkey,” Mnuchin told reporters.

The president released...

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