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Trump to Shortly issue sanctions, Cease trade Bargain, and ratchet up tariffs on Turkey

President Donald Trump on Monday stated that in reaction to Turkey’s incursion into Syria he will shortly issue an executive order authorizing sanctions against former and current Turkish officials, cease discussions with Turkey to a $100 billion trade agreement, and increase tariffs on Turkish steel to 50 percent.

In a statement where he pledged to quickly destroy the Turkish market if it proceeds “this harmful and destructive path,” Trump also stated that U.S. troops coming from Syria will redeploy and stay in the area to monitor the circumstance.