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Turkey Looks for Ways Around the U.S. Sanctions on Iran

Aug 29, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
In this November 2013 file photo, Turkey's former energy minister, Taner Yildiz, is shown speaking in Ankara after Turkey refused to lower its oil imports from Iran despite U.S. sanctions.

Turkey's former energy minister, Taner Yildiz, speaks in Ankara in 2013 after Turkey refused to lower its oil imports from Iran despite U.S. sanctions. The Turkish government has said it will try to increase its trade with Iran despite new U.S. sanctions on Tehran set to take effect in November.

(ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials in Ankara have promised defiance against the stricter measures, but in the face of an economic crisis, most Turkish banks and companies will be reluctant to pay the price of going against Washington....

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