Turkey to Boycott US Electronics

Erdogan champions iphone competitor Samsung

Turkish President Recep Erdogan has said Turkey will boycott U.S. electronic goods, including Apple’s flagship iPhone device.

Erdogan maintained an assertive stance in a speech Tuesday and claimed he had been taking necessary measures to arrest the recent slide in Turkish assets.

Speaking at a Symposium in Ankara, Erdogan said Turkish businesses must continue to produce and export the country’s own goods. He added that U.S. electronics would have sanctions placed on them.

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