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Turkey was removed from the list of "global participants" on the official website for the United States' F-35 fighter jets. Turkey's participation in the supply chain was suspended following Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 defense system.
Turkey has voiced discontent with the United States' decision to provide International Military Education and Training (IMET) to Greek Cypriot soldiers in accordance with the 2020 fiscal year appropriations act. "This and similar steps do not contribute to the efforts towards the settlement of the Cyprus issue, but on the contrary, lead to strengthening the intransigent attitude of the Greek Cypriot side," the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.
Turkey's foreign trade deficit doubled between January and May as exports fell by 20 percent. The monthly trade deficit also doubled in May, surpassing $3 billion.
Russia says Turkey cannot re-export S-400 air defense systems after US senator’s proposal to buy them
Russia has said that Turkey cannot re-export Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems without Moscow's permission. The statement came after U.S. Senator John Thune prepared a proposal to buy the S-400s from Turkey in a bid to overcome the impasse between Washington and Ankara over Turkey’s participation in a program to produce F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation fighter jets.
The United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) likened railroads and highways in Turkey's capital Ankara to arteries in an eagle-eye shot of the city at night, dubbed "photo of the day" on June 28.
Research reveals first COVID-19 case in Turkey came from US, arrived earlier than official announcement
Researchers at Istanbul's Sabancı University traced the first case of COVID-19 in Turkey to the United States, which also pointed to having arrived earlier than the official announcement of March 11. Meanwhile, the second and third cases were revealed to have arrived from Europe and Australia.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received coronavirus (COVID-19) donation containing high-demand items from Turkey. "FEMA received a PPE donation from the Republic of Turkey for COVID-19 relief. We are grateful for the donation," said FEMA administrator Pete Gaynor on Twitter.
The Pentagon has said that it has no intent nor plans to deploy troops to Syria-Turkey border. The four-star reiterated that while the tangible components of ISIS have been destroyed, the organization remains operational. “We know that ISIS, the caliphate, the physical entity, has been eliminated, but we also know that ISIS as an organization has not yet been destroyed,” Washington Times cited Milley as saying.