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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu is speaking at a joint conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov with key  quotes found below.

  • Lavrov: Sanctions against Turkey are illegal and are unjustifiable in UN rules.
  • Lavrov: Many countries will eventually give up on USD and move on to safer currencies.
  • ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu: We all comply with the UN’s rules.  
  • ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu: We can’t accept the sanctions against Iran.
  • ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu: Europe and all the countries in the Asia-pacific are against the Iran sanctions as well.
  • ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu: A robust Turkish economy is important for Europe.