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Pentagon: US to transfer first F-35 to Turkey on Thursday as planned

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Image result for f-35By Rudaw 

The Pentagon will go ahead with the first deliveries of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, despite the Senate voting to block sales of state-of-the-art aircraft to Turkey. 

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US-Turkey row: American lawmakers urge Mattis to immediately halt ‘inconceivable’ sale of F-35s

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Image result for f-35By RT
 
A group of US congressmen has urged Defense Secretary James Mattis to scrap F-35 sales to Turkey, over national security concerns about the NATO ally’s plan to buy Russian S-400 anti-aircraft system, despite Washington’s pressure.
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Why Turkey elections could be President Tayyip Recep Erdogan's biggest power grab yet

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Image result for elections turkeyZekine Türkeri, Marga Zambrana and Austin Davis, USA TODAY

Turkish voters head to the polls June 24 to decide whether to give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan even more control, in what is being called his biggest power grab yet.

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Turkish Ex-General: Ankara-Moscow S-400 Deal a 'Response to US' Threats'

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An S-400 anti-aircraft missile system during the preparation of military equipment for the military parade marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War, in KaliningradBy Sputnik

In addition to Turkey’s deal with Russia on the purchase of S-400 air defense systems, Ankara has revealed hopes for the joint production of the next generation S-500 missile defenses. Sputnik has spoken with retired Turkish Air Force lieutenant-general Erdoğan Karakuş on the issue.

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What Washington doesn’t expect from Turkey’s snap elections

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Image result for usa-turkeyBy CANSU ÇAMLIBEL, Hurriyet Daily News

 It is difficult to say that the process leading up to Turkey’s snap elections on June 24 have received tremendous attention in the U.S. capital. The lack of greater enthusiasm in Washington for the Turkish election process has to do with the perception of most policymakers that the election will not drastically change the political status quo in Ankara.
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Turkey elections: Can Erdogan really lose?

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Image result for Turkey electionsBy DW

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won every election in Turkey for the past 16 years. The current economic crisis means he is now in danger of losing his parliamentary majority — and re-election as president is far from certain.

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Meral Aksener boosts opposition challenge against Turkey's Erdogan

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Meral Aksener is currently third in the polls and has emerged as a primary challenger to Turkey leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 15-year rule. (Associated Press)By Natalie Malek - The Washington Times -
 
Known as Asena (“She-wolf”) to her supporters, Meral Aksener is proving a dogged critic of Turkey’s longtime leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this month’s presidential election and a crucial asset for the unexpectedly potent anti-government forces seeking to drive him from power.
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Skopje Protests Greet 'Historic' Macedonia Name Deal With Greece

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Image result for tsipras-zaevBy RFE/RL's Balkan Service

SKOPJE, - Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the Macedonian capital, Skopje, after the foreign minister signed a landmark agreement with Greece over the country’s name, suggesting a long road ahead before the 27-year dispute is finally settled.

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“Sad day for Greece” says Tsipras main opposition

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Image result for mitsotakisBy greek City Times

In the Prespes Lake district in northern Greece, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterpart from FYROM, Nikola Dimitrov, on Sunday, June 18, signed an agreement to change the Balkan country’s name in the presence of their Prime Ministers and foreign officials, to “The Republic of Northern Macedonia.”

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Senate Approves Ban On Sale Of U.S. F-35s To Turkey Over Russia Deal

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Image result for f-35Βy RFE/RL

The U.S. Senate has passed a major defense bill that would block the sale of U.S. F-35 fighter jets to Turkey unless it abandons a deal to buy S-400 missile-defense systems from Russia, drawing criticism from Ankara.

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