Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned of the prospect of an "Ottoman slap" as the US continues to provide financial support for YPG Kurdish militants in Syria, during a speech to the ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party's parliamentary group in Ankara on Tuesday.

The Turkish leader stated "it's very clear that those who say 'if you hit us, we'll hit back hard,' have never in their lives gotten the Ottoman slap."

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