The first shipment of Russia's S-400 defence missile system to Turkey has now been completed, officials say.
Amid potential US sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 air defence systems, Turkey now receives threats from EU members for its drilling operations in the Mediterranean Sea.
Erdogan also vowed to seek answers on Turkey's "exclusion from F-35 project for reasons that have no rational or legitimate basis", adding that Turkey was not only a customer but also a programme partner of the F-35 project.
Ankara is preparing a response to the letter announcing shortening of F-35 pilot training programme, Turkish defence minister says
"Evacuating the observation post in Idlib after the regime's attack is definitely not happening, it won't happen anywhere," Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said.
Addressing a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov that follows the 7th Turkish-Russian Joint Strategic Planning Group Meeting in Antalya, both countries also slam the US decision on Golan Heights.
Washington has cautioned that the S-400 system might covertly obtain critical information on the advanced fighter jets, including their detection range, which could then be relayed to Russia.
Japan has activated amphibious troops, in a first since World War Two, to defend its remote islands against any external threat.
Speaking in New York, President Erdogan suggested that the numbers of troops on the border with Iraq are subject to change depending on the circumstances.
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