15 Aug 2018

Turkey in turmoil

From The Panel, 4:56 pm on 15 August 2018

Turkey's President Erdogan has announced a boycott of American electronics today, in retaliation of punitive sanctions. The tension between the two countries has been rising as they debate the extradition of a US pastor imprisoned in Turkey.

The country's economy is in crisis and the impact could be far reaching.

International Law Professor Al Gillespie, from the University of Waikato, tells us what the situation is.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump. Photo: AFP