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Finance watchdog ‘grey lists’ Turkey in threat to investment | Reuters

ISTANBUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) – An international watchdog downgraded Turkey to a so-called grey list on Thursday for failing to head off money laundering and terrorist financing, a decision that could further erode foreign investment after a years-long exodus. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), set up by the G7 group of advanced economies to …

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Factbox: Revolving door: personnel changes at Turkey’s central bank | Reuters

Turkey’s Central Bank headquarters is seen in Ankara, Turkey in this January 24, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Umit Bektas//File Photo ISTANBUL, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed three central bank monetary policy committee (MPC) members on Thursday, appointing two new members in their place, the latest in a series of personnel changes in …

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Turkey Criticizes Ex-Trump Aide Bolton for ‘Manipulative’ Memoir

Turkey accused former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of misrepresenting President Donald Trump’s conversations with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his recently published memoir. The book “includes misleading, one-sided and manipulative presentations of our leader President Erdogan’s conversations with the US President Donald Trump,” Erdogan’s communications director Fahrettin Altun said in a Twitter …

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NATO’s Turkey Ties Must Change – Council on Foreign Relations

President Donald J. Trump may have thought that he was doing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a favor by agreeing to move U.S. troops out of northern Syria, thereby allowing the Turkish military and allied Arab militias to invade Kurdish-controlled areas. But in so doing, Trump has plunged U.S.-Turkey relations into a greater crisis than …

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