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Turkey's currency weakened for the first time in three days, extending early losses against the dollar Monday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned of a potentially imminent offensive against a Kurdish stronghold in northwest Syria, raising the prospect of further escalating tensions with the U.S. The lira slumped as much as 1.5 percent against the dollar to 3.8034 as investors assessed the possibility of an open confrontation with U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria.Turkey's National Security Council, which advises on military actions, is scheduled to meet on Jan. 17 .
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