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Turkey’s president implicated in scheme to evade US sanctions

By Dylan Tokar

01 December 2017

Turkey’s president implicated in scheme to evade US sanctions Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, shown in July 2014, when was prime minister. R4BIA.com via Wikimedia Commons

The president of Turkey personally signed off on a plan to sidestep US sanctions on Iran, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader told a Manhattan court on 30 November. Dylan Tokar in New York.