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Amid US withdrawal, Turkey supports Open Skies Treaty

With the pact under threat, Turkey wants to see continuation of the Open Skies Treaty for global stability and security, the country's Foreign Ministry said on May 23. 

"The Open Skies Treaty, which Turkey is a party to, is one of the main pillars of Euro-Atlantic conventional security architecture," ministry spokesperson Hami Aksoy said in a written statement.

Trump: We are Not Closing the Country in Case of a Second Wave

President Donald Trump on Thursday said "we are not closing our country" if the U.S. is hit by a second wave of coronavirus infections.

"People say that's a very distinct possibility, it's standard," Trump said when asked about a second wave during a tour of a Ford factory in Michigan.

Trump: “I’m taking hydroxychloroquine - I’ve been taking it for the last week and a half.”

U.S. President Donald Trump, in a surprise announcement, said on Monday he is taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive medicine against the coronavirus despite medical warnings about the use of the malaria drug.

Trump angrily interrupted the conference: Ask China

Namely, Weijia Jiang, a CBS News correspondent from the White House, asked Trump why he sees the current crisis as an international competition, when more than 80.000 Americans have died.
"Maybe that's the question you should ask China," Trump answered a journalist who was born in China and emigrated to the United States at the age of two.

Trump ends press briefing after clashing with reporters

U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly ended his coronavirus press briefing at the White House on May 11 after clashing with female reporters. 

The discussion flared up after Weijia Jiang, a White House correspondent for CBS News, asked why he has repeatedly been saying that the U.S. is doing better than other countries when it came to testing for the virus while people are dying.

Trump: America and Great Britain had Victory over the Nazis!

A video appeared on the White House's Instagram account in which US President Donald Trump declared only the United States and Britain victorious over Nazism.

The video does not mention the Soviet Union and its role in defeating the Nazis.

"America's spirit will always win. In the end, that's what happens." shared Trump.

Trump: COVID-19 worse than Pearl Harbor, 9/11 attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump said on May 6 that the coronavirus pandemic is worse with the attacks on Pearl Harbor and the World Trade Center. 

"We went through the worst attack we've ever had on our country. This is really the worst attack we've ever had," he told reporters at the White House. "This is worse than Pearl Harbor. This is worse than the World Trade Center."

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