Erdogan says US sanctions on Iran ‘wrong,’ says Turkey won’t abide by them

Erdogan's comments to reporters in Ankara came a day after Washington reimposed sanctions. (File photo: AFP)

Turkey will not abide by the United States' sanctions on Iran, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, describing Washington's move as aimed at unbalancing the world.

Erdogan's comments to reporters in Ankara came a day after Washington reimposed sanctions, abandoning a 2015 deal between
world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme, while temporarily allowing major customers including Turkey to keep buying crude from the Islamic Republic.

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