Turkey to do whatever necessary if banking sector affected by U.S. trial: Simsek

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Posted: Nov 29, 2017 6:21 AM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday Turkey will do whatever is necessary if its banking sector is affected by the U.S. trial of a Turkish bank executive in a case regarding a conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran.

Speaking at a conference in Istanbul, Simsek said Turkey's banking sector has a great capacity to deal with shocks.

(Reporting Behiye Selin Taner; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Evans)