Idlib truce enters into force … and the killing of two Turks with Syrian fire

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Turkish forces She responded by shooting at targets of the Syrian government.

This comes in conjunction with the announcement of the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Thursday, after talks in Moscow with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, that Ankara and Moscow reached a cease-fire agreement in Idlib province.

The agreement states that Russia and Turkey Will stay "Security corridor" 6 km deep on both sides of the mentioned road, which means a 12 km wide buffer zone.

The summit was held between Putin and Erdogan After a major escalation in Idlib, northwest of the country, in light of an attack by Syrian forces that began in December to recover the region from the militant and militant factions it controls and which Ankara supports a number of them.

These confrontations have strained relations between Turkey and Russia after they strengthened their cooperation in the Syrian file in recent years.

Chen Syrian army forces With Russian support, since December, there has been a massive attack against areas controlled by the Headquarters for the Liberation of Al-Sham (formerly Al-Nusra) and other opposition factions and Turkish forces deployed in and around Idlib province, while Syrian forces have been able to make significant progress on the ground.

However, since the beginning of February, tension escalated between Damascus and Ankara in the region, and was reflected in clashes on the ground that resulted in deaths on both sides.

On Thursday, Turkey suffered heavy losses, as at least 34 soldiers were killed by air strikes, which Ankara accused the Syrian army forces of carrying out in Idlib.

Following the attack, Turkey launched a military operation in the area against the Syrian army.

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Minutes before it went into effect, the shelling was still going on in the area, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at a time when two Turkish soldiers were killed by Syrian regime forces fire, according to the Turkish Ministry of Defense.

On Thursday, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that two of its soldiers were killed and 3 wounded after the Syrian army opened fire in an area of ​​Idlib governorate, northwest of the country.

The ministry said in a statement that Turkish forces She responded by shooting at targets of the Syrian government.

This comes in conjunction with the announcement of the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Thursday, after talks in Moscow with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, that Ankara and Moscow reached a cease-fire agreement in Idlib province.

The agreement states that Russia and Turkey They will establish a “security corridor” at a depth of 6 km on either side of the road mentioned, which means a 12 km wide buffer zone.

The summit was held between Putin and Erdogan After a major escalation in Idlib, northwest of the country, in light of an attack by Syrian forces that began in December to recover the region from the militant and militant factions it controls and which Ankara supports a number of them.

These confrontations have strained relations between Turkey and Russia after they strengthened their cooperation in the Syrian file in recent years.

Chen Syrian army forces With Russian support, since December, there has been a massive attack against areas controlled by the Headquarters for the Liberation of Al-Sham (formerly Nusra) and other opposition factions and deployed by Turkish forces in and around Idlib province, while Syrian forces have been able to make significant progress on the ground.

However, since the beginning of February, tension escalated between Damascus and Ankara in the region, and was reflected in clashes on the ground that resulted in deaths on both sides.

On Thursday, Turkey suffered heavy losses, as at least 34 soldiers were killed by air strikes, which Ankara accused the Syrian army forces of carrying out in Idlib.

Following the attack, Turkey launched a military operation in the area against the Syrian army.



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