The meeting came after at least five Turkish troops were killed and five more injured in an attack earlier on Monday by the Syrian regime forces in Idlib.
Turkish defence ministry saysTurkish observation posts in Syria's Idlib will “continue their duties and are capable of protecting themselves with the weapons and equipment they possess.”
Turkey's Communications Director Fahrettin Altun says Moscow must rein in Assad regime or Anakara will act "as we did today in Idlib," where Turkish military eliminated 76 regime members in retaliation.
The terror attack in Suluk town near Turkey's border targeted soldiers who were carrying out roadside checks on vehicles.
Turkey "strongly condemns" raid on news agency's office, demands immediate release of employees. US says Cairo must free detained staffers and "allow for a free and open press."
The soldiers were targeted when a vehicle exploded at a checkpoint in the zone that falls under the Operation Peace Spring.
A recent deal agreed with Tripoli and a decision to deploy forces in Libya show that Ankara aims to develop an understanding between warring factions in the country, creating a deterrent against the powers of instability.
Lawmakers vote 325-184 in favour of sending troops to the northern African country, following calls from the Tripoli government for Ankara's support against Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia.
'Sanctions, threats to not deter us from protecting our national security interests,' says Turkey's communications director.
The statement from Turkey's communications director comes before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to the UK, where he will attend a NATO leaders meeting marking the 70th anniversary of the organisation.
Turkey's President Erdogan slams Emmanuel Macron over the latter's criticisms of NATO alliance, saying it was Macron who was suffering "brain death".
The Turkish president says that giving up the Russian missile defence system would be an interference in Turkey's sovereignty rights but is open to buying the US's Patriot missile defence system as well.
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