These fears spilled over into U.S. markets, with investors shifting their focus away from strong corporate earnings to what was happening across the Atlantic.
The meetings came as Turkey seeks to stanch an economic meltdown amid fallout from USA sanctions imposed last week over the continued detention of the pastor, Andrew Brunson, who was jailed on espionage and terrorism suspicions more than two years ago and recently released to house arrest.
"You impose sanctions on our Halkbank. and then you expect different treatment from Turkey?" said Erdogan, in a second speech in the same city.
"Their currency, the Turkish lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong dollar!"
Turkey's currency has nosedived amid concerns about the country's economic policies and its dispute with the US.
Hundreds injured in anti-government protest in Romania
Several journalists, including an Austrian public television ORF cameraman, said they were attacked with tear gas by riot police. People shine the lights of their mobile phones during a protest outside the government headquarters in Bucharest .
Tsitsipas to play Rogers Cup final on birthday
Under a blazing afternoon sun, Tsitsipas and Anderson relied on their service games in the opening set on the showcase hardcourt. The 32-year-old Spanish star beat Tsitsipas in April in the Barcelona final in their only meeting.
Erdogan has further attempted to bolster the nation against this "economic war", calling for citizens to exchange foreign currency and gold for lira as part of the "domestic and national struggle".
The White House said Mr Trump had authorised them under a section of USA trade law that allows for tariffs on national security grounds.
In a statement the White House clarified that Trump had authorized the preparation of documents to raise steel and aluminum tariffs.
"This could be the most expensive pastor in world history", Sekulow said, referring to the harm being done to Turkey's economy.
The pound also nosedived this week.
Mr Erdogan appealed for calm and renewed a call on people to change foreign money into local lira. It is obvious how it will be done: "since the final decision-maker of all policies in the new regime is the president, the responsibility of regaining confidence is on his shoulders".
"In the 1970s, the Turkish government stepped in to prevent massacres of ethnic Turks by the Greek Cypriots despite Washington's objections", he said, warning that unilateral action against Turkey will hurt American interests in the region. The dollar eased against the safe haven yen to 110.65, but was a shade firmer against a basket of currencies at 96.388.
Iran has also suffered from a major tumbling of its currency this year partly over reimposition of U.S. sanctions after Trump abandoned a 2015 nuclear deal.
The announcement intensified fears that USA sanctions on Russian Federation may not recede anytime soon. The ruble has lost 17% of its value against the dollar this year.
Manchester City English Premier League opening weekend featured match in the video below, courtesy of NBC Sports . It seemed the goal might open the floodgates, but Cech was in solid form and kept the score down to just one.
Manchester City and Arsenal faced off in the final fixture of the opening game week of the new Premier League season as Unai Emery was pitted against Pep Guardiola in his first ever competitive game as Arsenal manager.
The Frenchman will miss out on the trip to Molineux alongside deadline day signings Bernard , Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes . It is the best league in the world. "It's a team that fights with the big guys and I think we can do a great job there".
It was one of those defeats that would not rankle the manager or the fans for a long time because of its nature. That said, I have chose to match the scoreline in giving two positives and one negative.
The couple, originally from Slovenia, were long-time green card holders in the U.S. "But they're saying something different. America does not need to become great again, she will only become greater by being more of what she already is".
Nationally, Statistics Canada says the country added 54,100 jobs in July and the national unemployment rate fell to 5.8 per cent. Camrose-Drumheller is sitting at an unemployment rate of 4.5 per cent up from June's 4.4 per cent.
Broncos S Jamal Carter (hamstring), CB Marcus Rios (hip) and TE Austin Traylor (right shoulder) got hurt. Thomas caught two touchdowns, including this 78-yard screen pass from quarterback Trevor Siemian.
This is also the first year that the trophy will be decided over one game, with the Super Cup previously a two-legged affair. According to the rule governing the game in Spain, only three non-EU players are allowed in each La Liga matchday squad.
The author says she now regards Kelly's phrasing as a "very obvious" threat that justifies her secretly recording the meeting. You don't know till it starts bubbling and bubbling", she responded, calling her dramatic reversal the gift of hindsight.
Sterling shines on Manchester City return
Going forward, things were made particularly hard for him by the absence of a natural left-back to lend him support. Manchester City kicked off the defence of their title with a classy 2-0 victory over Arsenal on Sunday afternoon.
Intense fighting as Taliban presses to take Afghan city
Local television station 1TV says the number of fatalities has risen to more than 100, but there is no official confirmation. Abdul Wakil, who had managed to flee, told Reuters: "There was burning and fire and dead bodies everywhere in the city".