Turkey to Ditch U.S. Dollar, Pull Out Of NATO*

Turkish leader threatens to pull out of NATO.

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Turkey to Ditch U.S. Dollar, Pull Out Of NATO*

Turkey have announced plans to ditch the U.S. dollar and pull out of NATO altogether, following a war of words between Ankara and the West on Thursday.

One day after NATO reminded Turkey that it was still a NATO alliance member, foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Turkish’s NTV television that the country might “seek other options outside of NATO for defense industry cooperation, although its first option is always cooperation with its NATO allies.”

Zerohedge.com reports:

The sharply worded retort came on the same day that Turkey said it will resume airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, and asked Russia to carry out joint operations against its “common enemy.”  Ankara halted strikes after the downing of a Russian plane by Turkish forces last year.

In the same interview, Cavusolgu said that Ankara “will again, in an active manner, with its planes take…

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1 thought on “Turkey to Ditch U.S. Dollar, Pull Out Of NATO*

  1. Some comments on that post:
    Turkey has been in the Customs Union for 21 years. The EU has no intention of honouring its side of the refugee bargain.They will never accept Turkey as a member, nor allow visa-free travel. And it’s surely high time we did more bi-lateral trade, instead of allowing the US to dictate the world’s trade – for whose benefit? And Mevlut Çavuşoğlu is not Turkey’s leader.


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