Text of Shanahan letter to Turkey on ending its participation in F-35 program over Russia S-400 acquisition. Mentions Congress support.

Map. History of Turkey conflict

21 June 2019
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One of the two militants killed in the rural Lice district of Diyarbakır was Osman Gulen, who was wanted in the gray category.
Text of Shanahan letter to Turkey on ending its participation in F-35 program over Russia S-400 acquisition. Mentions Congress support.
US gives Turkey until July 31 to backtrack on Russian S400 missile deal
Image of the destruction of two of the PKK's hideouts within the scope of the Paw operation
Turkish backed groups bombing Tal Rafat city.
Syrian opposition launched a car bomb attack on Jalamah in Tel Malah Front
The US is deeply concerned by Turkey's announced intention to begin drilling in the waters off Cyprus and has urged Turkish authorities to halt these operations, US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber said
The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses
Libya: LNA claims to have destroyed a Turkish aircraft (probably UAV) in airstrikes targeting the military section of the MitigaAirport during the overnight hours of June 6-7. This is the second recorded instance of LNA airstrikes against the facility two nights in a row.
"Turkey's purchase of the S400 [from Russia] creates unacceptable risk for the UnitedStates" per @DeptofDefense Acting DASD for [email protected] Andrew Winternitz at EUFPDefense. "There are no measures that can mitigates our concerns on this"
Redeployed to the Mediterranean after 231 days: Russian Navy Project 861M BSF Moma-class AGI intelligence ship Kildin transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route to Tartus Syria. Kildin has small structures aft for ELINT gear and will operate in the eastern Med.2 week ago
Redeployed to the Mediterranean after 231 days: Russian Navy Project 861M BSF Moma-class AGI intelligence ship Kildin transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route to Tartus Syria. Kildin has small structures aft for ELINT gear and will operate in the eastern Med.
Ukraine's State Foreign Trade Enterprise SpetsTechnoExport says the qualifying trials of the first Ukrainian-Turkish anti-tank missile launching system SERDAR, developed for a foreign customer, have been completed in Ukraine.2 week ago
Ukraine's State Foreign Trade Enterprise "SpetsTechnoExport" says the qualifying trials of the first Ukrainian-Turkish anti-tank missile launching system "SERDAR", developed for a foreign customer, have been completed in Ukraine.
The LNA last night claimed that they have destroyed a Turkish drone parked at the military apron of Tripoli's Mitiga airport. Mitiga has confirmed that a strike has taken place "away from the civilian airport ", adding that commercial flights continued as normal.
Libya- photos of an LNA airstrike on Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli. LNA claims the airstrike targeted a "Turkish aircraft" when it landed after conducting a mission against LNA forces south of Tripoli.
Pictures of latest Turkish warplane bombardment in Merga-rash village, northern Erbil that wounded Three civilians.
Turkish warplanes have bombarded PKK targets in Merga-rash village, Sidakan, northern Erbil. As result three Kurdish villagers wounded.
2 week ago
A Turkish military convoy entered the checkpoint at Sher Maghar, west of Hama
Turkish military convoy heading to the Turkish military observation point in the northern Hama
At least 4 militants were killed in the Turkish air operations in Avasin, Zap and Gara regions in northern Iraq.
2 week ago
Erdogan: Turkey continues its discussions with all those involved with regard to Syria, Idlib, Manbij and East Euphrates
2 week ago
Turkish President: US offer of Patriot missiles is not as good as the Russian offer of S400
2 week ago
Akar: Since the start of Paw operation in Northern Iraq 64 suspected militants were killed
2 week ago
Minister of National Defence Akar and commanders spent the night in the tactical command place, where the claw operation was administered, gave instructions to the brigade commanders.
Video of Turkish ATAK helicopter during operation in Hakurk in Northern Iraq
2 week ago
Azerbaijan and Turkey to conduct live-fire tactical military exercises code-named Indestructible Brotherhood-2019 on 7-11 June in Azeri exclave of Nakhchivan.
A car bomb exploded in the center of the city of Azaz
Several armored vehicles were destroyed and many soldiers were killed in actions by HGPYJA Star and HBDH guerrillas against the Turkish army in Serhat and Xakurke.
Turkish military: 5 PKK militants were neutralized in the Paw Operation in the northern Iraqi Hakurk region.
Three Turkish soldiers died after clashes with PKK.2 week ago
Three Turkish soldiers died after clashes with PKK.
Libya- LNA claims shooting down Turkish aircraft over Garyan as it was indiscriminately attacking residential areas.  Still no evidence, and meaning remains unclear (UAV directing artillery fire, Turkish madeoperated aircraft, etc.)2 week ago
Libya- LNA claims "shooting down Turkish aircraft over Garyan as it was indiscriminately attacking residential areas". Still no evidence, and meaning remains unclear (UAV directing artillery fire, Turkish madeoperated aircraft, etc.)
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