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Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the US.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told thousands of supporters in Ankara that the country was being "threatened by the economy, sanctions, foreign currency, interest rates and inflation."
Turkey's presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın Aug. 18 called an article by the New York Times about the Turkish airstrike targeting a chief of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) "a blatant attempt to justify and whitewash PKK terrorism."
An ongoing row between Turkey and the U.S. has not affected a bilateral agreement about the northern Syrian city of Manbij, the State Department's acting Middle East chief said Friday.
Addressing reporters on a conference call on Syria, David Satterfield said "there has been no impact" on the plan from the spike in tensions.
The Turkish finance minister and his French counterpart on Friday agreed over the phone to conduct a joint action against U.S. sanctions targeting Turkey, according to the ministerial sources.
Two major global ratings agencies lowered Turkey's ratings Aug. 17, saying they could be upgraded with certain economic improvements.
Turkey's defense minister and the head of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) have paid a snap visit to Moscow to discuss recent developments in Syria, amid concerns over the Syrian regime's ongoing military operation in the Idlib province, which Turkey says could produce catastrophic consequences for both civilians and Turkey's border security.
Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's latest film "Ahlat Ağacı" (The Wild Pear Tree) was announced on Aug. 17 as Turkey's Oscar entry for the 91st Academy Awards next year under the category of Best Foreign Film.
The curtain falls on the 14th International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades at the Apollon Theater in Ermoupoli on Saturday, August 18. The annual festival hosts artists from all over the world in performances of classical works from chamber music to arias under the artistic direction of Greek National Opera violinist Giannou Margaziotis.
The transfer of a majority stake of Türk Telekom to a joint venture of creditor banks has been approved by Turkey's communication authority.
Turkey will continue retaliating against U.S. sanctions but will stay open to dialogue and cooperation, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said at a meeting organized by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) in the capital Ankara on Aug. 17.
China offered moral support to Turkey on Aug. 17, saying it believed the country could overcome its "temporary" economic difficulties, in Beijing's first comment on the issue.