Breaking news – Istanbul (NEWZ247) Bilateral legal accords with the US had been “losing validity”, impacting out at Washington over the opinion of a Turkish banker in a U.S. trial warned by Turkish President.
A jury in an American federal court on Wednesday convicted an administrative of Turkey’s majority state-owned Halkbank for evading Iran sanctions in a case Erdogan has solid as a political attack in opposition to his government.
“If that is the U.S. information of justice, then the world is doomed,” Erdogan informed a news conference before his departure to France for an official visit, in his first public feedback for the reason that verdict.
“America should excuse us, but the legal guidelines in our bilateral ties and the bilateral accords between us are losing their validity. I am saddened to mention this, however, that is how it will be any longer.”
He did now not say to which accords he turned into referring.
Turkey’s foreign ministry on Thursday condemned the conviction as remarkable meddling in its internal affairs.The Halkbank executive, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, was convicted on five of six counts, which includes financial institution fraud and conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions regulation.