U.S. Increases Pressure on Key Turkish State Bank

Chosun Ilbo | Dec 6, 2019 at 8:22 AM
  • The fate of one of Turkey’s largest state banks is increasingly entwined with the future of Turkish-U.S. relations.
  • With the opening of the case coinciding with Turkey’s launching of an operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia that is an American ally, Ankara is crying foul.
  • Next week, the U.S. Senate is expected to consider sanctions legislation against Turkey for Ankara’s military operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia, the YPG.