The United States is ready to impose sanctions under the CAATSA Act against Turkey for purchasing the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system, Reuters cited four sources, including two US officials, as saying.

We do not know at this time what kind of sanctions will be imposed by President .

It is not ruled out that Trump will try to impose weak sanctions in order to save Turkish President from being directly responsible for Turkey’s economic woes.

Reuters: US sanctions against Turkey is imminent
Russian-made S-400 missile defense system.

The move could worsen already troubled ties between the two NATO allies.

The long-awaited move, which is likely to anger Ankara and seriously complicate relations with incumbent President-elect Joe Biden, could be announced at any time, the sources said.

The sanctions will target the Turkish Defense Industries Presidency and its leader, Ismail Demir, the sources said.

Reuters: US sanctions against Turkey is imminent
Ismail Demir.

Several sources said they were waiting for the announcement on Friday, but one source said it could come any day, maybe even today.

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