Germany drops sanctions on Turkey, USA threatens Turkey sanctions for detention of US pastor

Germany has lifted its economic sanctions on Turkey after Ankara ended its two-year state of emergency. Its sanctions consisted of a €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) limit on export guarantees to Turkey imposed in July 2017 after the detention of a German human rights campaigner and five other activists, including the head of Amnesty International in Turkey. Meanwhile last week (26...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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