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China angered at new U.S. defence act, to assess content

16 August, 2018, 22:14 | Author: Lucille Rivera
  • Chinese J-16 or Russian SU-57 for Turkey After Trump Blocks F-35 Sale?

The president also said the measure will help to create the new U.S. Space Force, which he said is necessary to counter military moves by China and others in orbit.

Trump has lifted an earlier ban on United States companies selling to ZTE, allowing China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business and putting him at odds with both Republican and Democratic lawmakers.

The NDAA, outlines U.S. military policy and the funds needed to support it.

SHANGHAI, - China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

So, will Turkey now reach out to Russian Federation or China after being deserted by the US? "Credit unions have played an important role in helping our military men and women gain access to needed financial services, and we are pleased that this will continue to be the case".

It also authorizes a 2.6 percent pay raise for troops, the largest in almost a decade, as well as boost the size of the Navy and the ranks of the military by 15,600 active-duty troops.

President Signs Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization Act at Fort Drum Ceremony
McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019", authorizes spending for the military over the next year. The mandate to produce a study came after an earlier version proposed to bar the delivery of F-35s to Turkey.

Congress named the legislation for Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, Arizona Republican, who is battling brain cancer., who has feuded with Mr. McCain for most of his presidency, didn't mention him during his remarks.

Trump signed the law at the US Army's Fort Drum base in upstate NY on his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in New Jersey.

Trump traveled to Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division, in upstate NY to sign the bill.

The colossal bill authorizes an array of defense spending, including the Pentagon's base budget, overseas contingency operations funding and a two-point-six percent pay rise for troops.

Amid ruptured US-Turkey diplomatic ties, the US has put on hold the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Ankara. On the acquisition side, the act funds 77 F-35 joint strike fighters at $7.6 billion. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield before the president signs the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, at Fort Drum, N.Y., on August 13, 2018.

The administration is also angered by Turkey's detaining of a USA pastor on terrorism charges.

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