Worthy Christian News » US News » Senators Launch Bipartisan Push to Sanction Turkey Over Syria Offensive


Senators Launch Bipartisan Push to Sanction Turkey Over Syria Offensive


us congress breaking us news

(Worthy News) - Breaking with President Trump over the issue, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday joined Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) in announcing a bipartisan push for sanctions against the leaders and military of Turkey – a NATO ally – until it halts a unilateral military operation in northeastern Syria and withdraws its forces.

Their targets include President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his senior ministers, military assistance, transactions with Turkey’s military or energy sectors, and visas for Turkish leaders wanting to travel to the United States.

They also Ankara sanctioned for buying Russian-made S-400 air defense systems, under a provision of the 2017 Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which seeks to punish those who enter into “significant” financial transactions with Russia’s military sector. [ Source: CNS News (Read More...) ]

Let your Friends know! Be sure to SHARE!

FacebookTwitterWhatsAppBufferLinkedInPin ItEmail a Friend
Copyright 1999-2019 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News » US News » Senators Launch Bipartisan Push to Sanction Turkey Over Syria Offensive

Latest Worthy News

Worthy Christian News » US News » Senators Launch Bipartisan Push to Sanction Turkey Over Syria Offensive