The lira, Trump noted on Twitter, "slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!"
"We will not surrender", Erdogan asserted.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose additional tariffs on Turkey.
Turkey's trade ministry said the tariffs were against World Trade Organisation rules. Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time!' "The entire Turkish public is against United States policies that disregard Turkey's legitimate security demands", Kalin, also a spokesperson for Erdogan, wrote for the pro-government Daily Sabah newspaper.
Last week, the United States imposed sanctions on Turkey's justice minister and interior minister for refusing to release American pastor Andrew Brunson, who had been in custody since 2016 on charges of terrorism and espionage that Washington says are bogus. He has denied the charges.
The president, who says a shadowy "interest rate lobby" and Western credit ratings agencies are attempting to bring down Turkey's economy, appealed to his countrymen's patriotism.
"We know very well that the issue is not the dollar, the euro or gold".
As the currency continued to fall, United States President Donald Trump announced on Friday he had doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally before admitting that relations between Washington and Ankara were "not very good". "Relations with countries who behave like this have reached a point beyond salvaging", said Erdogan, who warned of "economic war".
Brunson has been detained for the past 20 months on accusations that he supported groups the Turkish government deems terrorists.
"All the steps taken against Turkey will be given a befitting response as they have been given before", Aksoy added.
"If they have the dollar, we have Allah", he said.
"The last time I can remember a currency exploding into a similar acceleration of weakness to what we have seen in the past 24 hours is the Russian ruble crisis that transpired late in 2014", Jameel Ahmad, the head of currency strategy at FXTM, said.
Turkey wants the USA to extradite cleric Fethullah Gulen, a Pennsylvania-based cleric who Turkish authorities say masterminded the coup attempt in which 250 people were killed.
His cause resonates with Mr Trump's Christian conservative supporters.
Turkey will "never accept the order, which declares war against the whole world", through the threats of sanctions, he said, referring to the U.S.
Jay Sekulow, an attorney for Trump who is also representing Brunson's family, told talk-show host and political commentator Sean Hannity's radio program on Friday: "We're close to getting a resolution in that case".
HC congratulated @ImranKhanPTI on his electoral success, discussed range of issues, prospects of India-Pak relationship. Bisaria, too, hoped that a new chapter in the Pakistan-India relations would soon begin.
No-one at the private hospital Ronaldo is now said to be a patient at could be contacted early on Sunday for comment. He was instrumental when Brazil won the World Cup in 2002, scoring both goals as they beat Germany 2-0 in the final.
Alaska Airlines officials said at a Saturday news conference that the plane's operator and sole occupant was killed in the crash. Those employees direct aircraft for takeoff and gate approach and de-ice planes, as well as handle baggage.
When you watch their matches, they play with great confidence and Guardiola's coaching is clear in this team. After all the pre-match hype, Danny Welbeck is not even in the Arsenal squad, let alone at left-back.
They include a ride in a double-decker open-top bus in NY and posing in front of a large fountain, likely in Central Park . She was struck by an oncoming sanitation truck, driven by Chairez, and flew off the bike, hitting the concrete.
A six-piece bowl set with cutlery for kids costs 131 rupees, for example. "We have long term commitment to India", he said. But its previous attempt in 2006 at reaching India's burgeoning middle class fell foul of local regulations.
DF Ben Davies, 7 - A curiously quiet game from one of the few players to have the benefit of a summer break. Three points, and for Newcastle the potentiail to boost its chances to survive come season's end.
Jordan recovers bodies of 3 militants after raid
The clash that began late on Saturday was among the deadliest between insurgents and Jordanian security forces in recent years. Jordanian authorities did not say Sunday what motivated the Fuheis attackers, and there was no claim of responsibility.
Expected Arsenal Lineup To Face Manchester City
He'll be joining a strong attacking force that already includes the likes of Kevin De Bruyne , Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero . Thus, he is definitely a huge threat for the Manchester City defence, likely to be led by English global John Stones.
Marcelo: I’ll play next to Ronaldo under this condition
The Serie A Giants paid €105 Million for the Portugal International and have now turned their attention to Brazilian star Marcelo. What is now left to be seen is that whether Marcelo will be playing in front of Thibaut Courtois for the upcoming season or not.
U.S. stocks closed mixed amid data, earnings
Shares of trade-sensitive companies also declined, including Boeing, 3M and Caterpillar, which were all down at least 1 per cent. Microchip's shares fell 10.5 percent, the biggest decliner on the S&P, after it forecast disappointing second-quarter revenue.
NASA second attempt at solar probe launch
The problem on Saturday had to do with the gaseous helium pressure alarm on the spacecraft, officials said early Saturday. The craft will be protected from the heat of the sun by a revolutionary new heat shield.