Turkey’s Erdogan: Sudden rise in USD/TRY above 7 was an economic assassination attempt

Reuters reports the latest comments from Turkey’s President Erdogan, with the key headlines found below.

Has faced a heinous economic attack against our country after a series of statements from the US.

The sudden rise in USD/TRY above 7 was an economic assassination attempt.

Political reasons lie behind Lira's decline.

In 15 years inflation was never in line with central bank targets.

We will see the results of central bank independence after the rate hike.

Must give a lesson to those who exploit with price hikes.

On interest rates – “my patience has its limits”.

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