Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are expected to meet US President Joe Biden in Glasgow, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in an interview with CNN Turk.
Turkish FM stated that Turkey had paid $ 1.4 billion to purchase F-35 fighters.
"If Turkey is restricted on F-35 and F-16 fighters, we have other alternatives. If the United States does not sell fighter jets to Turkey and Congress continue to interfere in this work, we can purchase "Su-35s and Su-57s from Russia ", Cavusoglu added.
Cavusoglu added that Turkey has never felt helpless: "Currently, we are able to meet 75% of our defense needs. If it is necessary, we can cooperate with another country. We have alternatives. We continue on our way."