Lira collapses as Erdogan tells Turks: They have ‘their dollars,’ we have ‘our god’

The lira plunged to an all-time record low Friday of more than 6 to the dollar . Erdogan brushed off the collapsing Turkish currency, saying, “if they have their dollars, we have our people, our God,” CNBC reports. Later, Erdogan repeated his call for Turks to sell their dollars and gold and buy the lira.

 

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