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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 6, 2022

Daily briefing on latest developments in Türkiye, other developments

Zehra Nur Düz   | 06.07.2022
Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 6, 2022

ANKARA 

Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments around the world.

• Representatives from NATO's 30 member states signed accession protocols Tuesday for Finland and Sweden following their invitations to the military alliance at an historic summit in Madrid last week.

• US President Joe Biden has been supportive of Türkiye's request for the renewal and modernization of its F-16 fighter jet fleet, the White House said Tuesday.

• British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Nadhim Zahawi as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer late Tuesday after the resignation of Rishi Sunak.

• British Health Secretary Sajid Javid resigned Tuesday, saying he could no longer continue his role “with a conscience," followed by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, who also resigned.

• Another person has died from a shooting at a Fourth of July Independence Day parade in the US state of Illinois, bringing the death toll to seven, police said Tuesday.

• Algeria said Tuesday that it will reopen its border with Tunisia later this month after it was closed for two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.

• Türkiye and Italy will deepen cooperation in the defense industry, the Turkish president said Tuesday.

• Egypt’s national dialogue called by President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi started in the capital Cairo on Tuesday.

• The UN human rights chief called Tuesday for a “prompt, independent and transparent investigation” into a deadly protest in Uzbekistan’s autonomous Karakalpakstan region.

• Around 50,000 people have been asked to evacuate their homes after floods hit Australia’s New South Wales state.

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