BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:50 A.M.) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu expressed his disapproval on sanctions against Venezuela during a meeting with his counterpart Jorge Arreaza in Caracas on Friday.

“We are not against any currency of any country. But the currencies shouldn’t be used as an instrument to attack other countries,” Cavusoglu stated.

Arreaza thanked the Turkish government for its support in moments of attacks against his country and emphasized the friendship between the two sides.

On the same day, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that the Trump administration will take a serious of actions against the Venezuelan government in the coming days.

 

 

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Except that there is no attack on the Turkish Lira! Every time ErDOG talks economics on TV, the Lira takes the plunge! The fall of the Lira can only be blamed on Turkey and the ErDOG stupid gigantic loans taken at high interest rates to fund totally megalomaniac projects and surely global jihad too… Yankees have what ongoing US sanctions on Turkey? Refusing to deliver F-35 fighter jet? C’mon, Mevlut! You’re a freaking hypocrite. Thus, US sanctions on Venezuela might be abusive, I will absolutely agree on it : unlike Turkey, Venezuela in NOT implied into terrorist activities, so it’s… Read more »