Turkish military dismissed 16,540 personnel since coup attempt
The judicial and administrative process is ongoing for 6,154 people, Col. Tamer Zincir told reporters on April 29.
FETÖ and its U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gülen are believed to have orchestrated the defeated coup of July 15, 2016, which left 251 people killed and nearly 2,200 injured.
The government declared a state of emergency following July 15, 2016, finding and expelling hundreds of thousands of members on accusations of membership to FETÖ.
Delivery of F-35 in November
The delivery of the S-400 Russian made anti-missile defense systems will start in June, the official said.
Turkey and the U.S. continue talks on the possible purchase of American Patriot systems, the official added.