September 13, 2018 / 9:34 AM / 2 months ago

Erdogan says Turkey not to blame from economy problems

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Vladimir Putin of Russia following their meeting in Tehran, Iran September 7, 2018. Cem Oksuz/Turkish Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that problems in the economy were not caused by Turkey and the country will continue on its path stronger if it stands tall.

In a speech to a traders’ confederation in Ankara, Erdogan described the lira slide as being the result of “artificial volatility”.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Evans

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