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.
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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.
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"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.
The Kiwi sits in a tie for 28th at four-under through three rounds after carding a two-under round of 68 on Sunday (NZ time). Woodland's 36-hole score broke the PGA record by one shot, most recently set by Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb at Baltusrol.
However, Tottenham were also quick to pile up the pressure on a Newcastle side that looked fairly unstable defensively. Their best fell to new loan signing Salomon Rondon but his shot deflected onto the crossbar when he was played through.
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.
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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".
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