Skip to comments.Turkish military convoy crosses into rebel-held NW Syria
Posted on 02/02/2020 10:05:02 PM PST by BenLurkin
A large Turkish military convoy rumbled into rebel-held areas of northwest Syria on Sunday, witnesses on the ground and activists said.
Separately, airstrikes on a rebel-held village in Syrias northwest killed at least seven people, opposition activists said. Elsewhere, rebel shelling killed a woman and wounded at least three journalists, Syrian state TV reported.
The violence and troop movements came amid a Syrian government offensive into the countrys last rebel stronghold, located in Idlib province and parts of the nearby Aleppo region. Turkish troops are deployed in some of those rebel-held areas to monitor a cease-fire that has since collapsed.
Relations between Turkey and Syria have deteriorated sharply since Syrias civil war began in 2011. Syria accuses Turkey of undermining its security by allowing thousands of foreign fighters to come battle the Syrian army. Idlib province is currently dominated by al-Qaida-linked militants.
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The battle of Idlib has begun.
Lots of fighting going on.
This Turkish force will make little difference.
Not our problem.
I doubt it wounded more than 3 journalists. If it had been more we would have heard all about it. Journalists think they are the most important people in the world.
Is the Cliff Notes version:
Turkey is fighting al Qaida while Syria objects to Turkey’s presence on their soil. (?)
Syria objects indeed!
Some of Al Queda is supported by Turkey. Not sll.
Anti-Syria forces, in general, are supported by Turkey.
Video of the four journalists’ truck.
turkey propping up the mccain brigade while syria/russia attempt to clean up, that’s my interpretation
plus some idiot paid for her life leading three media retards into a war zone
So Syria, Iran and the Ruskies can’t keep the Turks at bay?
The U.S. should tell Turkey to get out of Syria, or tell Turkey to get out of NATO.
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