The heads of state of Turkey, Russia, Serbia and Bulgaria formally inaugurate the TurkStream gas pipelines.
The United States removes NATO ally Turkey from the Joint Strike Fighter program, following the country's acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile system. Turkey had planned to buy 100 F-35 Lightning II jets.
Russia's Ministry of Defence accuses Turkey of preparing a military incursion into northern Syria, saying it had registered "a growing number of signs of hidden preparation of the Turkish Armed Forces for active actions on the territory of Syria". Tens of thousands of Turkish troops are active on the border of Syria involved in fighting the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu accuses Russia of provoking military gestures as a sailor aboard a Russian naval vessel wielded a rocket launcher as the ship passed through the Bosphorous Strait in the wake of Russia’s imposing sanctions on Turkey for that country’s downing of a Russian aircraft
Iran is invited to attend the next round of talks over Syria's future, along with the representatives from the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Britain, France, Germany, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Nations mediator for Syria, Staffan de Mistura. The next round of the "Vienna II" meeting is expected to start tomorrow and continue Friday in Vienna, Austria.
Turkey says investigators found Russian-made ammunition and military communications equipment in a Syrian passenger plane heading to Damascus from Moscow. Syria accuses Turkey of aircraft piracy, says the plane did not carry the alleged equipment and challenges Turkey to show evidence. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-2012-10-11-us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE88J0X720121011 (Reuters)] [http:--www.aljazeera.com-news-europe-2012-10-20121011182317469327.html (Al Jazeera)] [http:--www.thehindu.com-news-international-turkey-accused-of-air-piracy-article3987113.ece ("The Hindu")] [http:--sana.sy-eng-21-2012-10-12-446649.htm (SANA)]date=August 2019