“Ankara fighters” to Libya … and Al Ain to Europe


Source: Dubai – Arabic.net

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has revealed that 17 fighters belong to the pro-Ankara factions They were transferred to Libya, they left and arrived in Italy.

According to their families and those close to them, those who left have intentionally gone to Tripoli as a bridge to cross into Italy. Once they got there, they gave up their weapons and headed to Italy, just as a portion of them went to Algeria, provided that it would be the gateway to Europe.

The Syrian Observatory reported yesterday, Sunday, that the process of transferring fighters carried out by Turkey from the Syrian territories to the Libyan territories is continuing, as the process of registering the names of those wishing to go to Tripoli continues in conjunction with the arrival of new batches of “mercenaries” there, as the number of recruits increased Those who have arrived to the Libyan capital so far to about 2400, while the number of recruits who arrived in the Turkish camps to receive training is about 1700 recruits, amid the continued large recruitment operations, whether in Afrin or the “Euphrates Shield” areas and north-eastern Syria.

Modifying temptations

The Observatory also clarified that the volunteers are from the “Brigades of Al-Mu’tasim, the Sultan Murad Brigade, the Northern Falcons Brigade, Hamzat, Legion of the Levant, Suleiman Shah, and the Samarkand Brigade.”

Fighters loyal to Ankara in Syria - AFP
Fighters loyal to Ankara in Syria – AFP

In addition, he revealed information that Turkey wants about 6000 Syrian volunteers in Libya. The information also indicated that Ankara will then amend the temptations it provided to these fighters, after the numbers of volunteers reached that number, as it will reduce the financial allocations and set certain conditions for the volunteering process.

More bodies

The observatory also pointed to the arrival of more bodies belonging to the Syrian fighters in Tripoli, raising the death toll from the military operations in Libya to 24 fighters from the “Al-Mu’tasim Brigade, the Sultan Murad Brigade, the Northern Falcons Brigade and Al-Hamzat.”

As for the reasons that drive these people to go to Libya, one of the displaced fighters to Idlib and those wishing to go to Libya said: “I want to go to Libya in the interest of the temptations that Turkey offers. Libya, and earns at least 2000 dollars better than fighting east of the Euphrates. ”

Turkish private aircraft

The Syrian Observatory also obtained information about the people who appeared on a videotape while they were going to Libyan territory on special Turkish planes after they were brought from Syria, as the majority of those who appeared in the videotape are displaced from Afrin and Idlib.

It is reported that after the spread of several reports about Ankara sending Syrian fighters to Tripoli to support the Al-Wefaq government headed by Fayez al-Sarraj against the Libyan army, the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salameh, confirmed the matter. He said in an interview, Saturday, with Reuters that he could confirm that Between 1,000 and 2,000 Syrian fighters They are in Libya now.


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