The world champions are withdrawing two weeks before kick-off, citing player welfare concerns and logistical difficulties after Covid-19 made it harder for international players to travel.
Washington will redirect some of the money it owes the World Health Organisation to pay other UN debts following President Trump's decision to withdraw from the global health body over its handling of Covid-19.
The White House announced that the US will keep around 200 troops in Syria, even though Trump announced a 'full' withdrawal from the country earlier on.
Soon after the US president announced his withdrawal plan from Syria, contradictions emerged from within the country's foreign policy apparatus.
On July 4, Turkey and the US endorsed a roadmap, in which the YPG terrorists would withdraw from Manbij and Turkish and US forces would jointly maintain security and stability there.
The withdrawal process is expected to take at least three years but the US will continue attending the United Nations climate change meetings.
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