Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a “high-level” meeting on Friday, September 23, where the Russian payment system “Mir” will be discussed. and potential sanctions from Western countries. This was reported by Reuters, citing two informed sources.
According to the interlocutors of the agency, Erdogan's meeting with officials will also discuss agreements with Russia, volatility on the Istanbul stock exchange and the general economic situation.
September 20, Turkish banks Isbank and Denizbank stopped servicing cards of the Russian payment system “Mir”, explaining this decision by sanctions from the United States and Great Britain against Russia. Following Turkish banks, Kazakhstani Halyk Bank and Vietnamese BIDV made similar decisions.
In mid-September, the Financial Times reported, citing sources, that the US and EU plan to increase pressure on Turkey due to the connection of local banks to the payment system “Peace”. After that, the Tourdom portal and a representative of the Titanic hotel chain reported problems with the operation of Russian cards.
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