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PREMIUM: Turkish sound and fury raises tensions with NATO allies

10th November 2020 - 16:02 GMT | by Uldduz Sohrabi in Copenhagen

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French exporters are likely to be unaffected by heated rhetoric from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while Turkish tests of its controversial S-400 system could still trigger US sanctions

The row in recent weeks between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and French President Emmanuel Macron (pictured above in more cordial times), which resulted in Erdogan calling for a collective Muslim economic boycott of France, has exacerbated tensions between the Muslim world and France.

While they are officially allies ...

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