Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008. In between his presidential terms he was also the Prime Minister of Russia under his close associate Dmitry Medvedev.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says 18,000 migrants have crossed Turkish borders into Europe after the country "opened The Doors " for them to travel.
The Number is expected to hit 25,000 to 30,000 in the coming days, he said.
Greek authorities fired tear gas to attempt to disperse the crowds.
At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in a bombardment in Idlib, The Last Syrian province where Syrian rebel groups hold significant territory.
Syrian government forces, supported by Russia, have been trying to retake Idlib from jihadist groups and Turkish-backed rebel factions.
Turkey is hosting 3. 7 million Syrian refugees, as well as migrants from other countries such as Afghanistan - But had previously stopped them from leaving for Europe under an aid-linked deal with the EU.Turkey says up to 30,000 could cross into the EU in the coming days
"We will not close these doors in the coming period and this will continue. Why? The European Union needs to keep its Promises . We don't have to Take Care of this many refugees, to feed them," he said.
Brussels had not given full financial aid agreed in the 2018 Turkey -EU refugee deal, he said.Greece says it stopped 4,000 attempts to enter its border
"The government will do whatever it takes to protect its borders," government spokesman Stelios Petsas told reporters.
The Turkish president also said that he had asked Russian President Vladimir Putin - a close ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - to stand aside and let Turkey "do what is necessary" with the Syrian government by itself.