• Over three days of testimony, Zarrab has implicated top Turkish politicians, including Erdogan.

  • Zarrab said on Thursday that Erdogan personally authorized two Turkish banks to join the scheme when he was prime minister.

  • Turkey has stepped up its pressure on the U.S. and on Saturday Anadolu quoted Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying that Gulen’s followers had infiltrated the U.S. judiciary, Congress, and other state institutions.

  • Erdogan, who has governed Turkey for almost 15 years, told members of his ruling AK Party in the northeastern province of Kars on Saturday that U.S. courts “can never try my country”.

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Erdogan says U.S. courts cannot put Turkey on trial

Courts in the United States cannot put Turkey on trial, the country’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, in reference to the case of a Turkish bank executive who has been charged with evading U.S. sanctions on Iran. Already strained ties between NATO allies Ankara...

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Erdogan says U.S. courts cannot put Turkey on trial

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