New Turkish anti-Syrian operation as Damascus closes Idlib airspace

Amid conflicting reports over a plane shot down over Idlib in northwest Syria, Ankara launched a new operation Sunday against Syrian forces, after losing 34 troops. Turkish claimed to have shot down a Syrian “regime plane,” while the Syrians said it was a “Turkish regime drone” and thereupon closed the airspace over Idlib province. The Turkish defense minister Hulusi Akar claimed that Ankara’s forces had killed some 2,200 Syrian troops and destroyed masses of equipment. “We have no intention of clashing with Russia,” he said, only to “stop Syrian regime massacres and migration.”

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14 thoughts on “New Turkish anti-Syrian operation as Damascus closes Idlib airspace

  • Mar 1, 2020 @ 14:07 at 14:07
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    Turkey gave an ultimatum to Syria – pull back your forces behind the ceasefire lines that were agreed to in the Astana Process before March 1st, or we will push them back for you.

    Turkey has suffered 50+ soldiers killed since making the ultimatum. Turkey is in a rough spot. If it does not follow through on its word, then it will lose face.

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  • Mar 1, 2020 @ 15:19 at 15:19
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    Two of Israel’s “star” enemies are at each other’s throats already ! Prophecies by our ancient seers keep coming true, precisely and on time…

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    • Mar 2, 2020 @ 8:04 at 8:04
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      Boşuna sevinmeyin Türkiyenin ve Dedeleri Osmanlı Devletinin yahudilere desteği ortdayken
      israil devletinin Türkiyeyi esadla aynı tutuyor ve Türkiyeyi düşman biliyorsa
      En büyük hatayı yapmış o yalan yanlış batıl inançlarınızla kendinizi avutursunuz
      Türkiye araplara benzemez Türkiyeye düşmanlığı israil tekrar düşünmelidir.

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  • Mar 1, 2020 @ 17:39 at 17:39
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    Sympathy for the syrian and turkish peoples. Their gov’ts leave much to be desired.

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  • Mar 1, 2020 @ 18:36 at 18:36
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    Stupid Turkey! You do not understand, if you make us look like fools, it make our people know they’re lives not important like Yankees and Jews. People of Russia must not know this, we must believe we are greatest Neanderthals on planet and Jews make us lose Cold War! So I hope Erdogan go back to Turkey and keep buying Russian weapons so we not feel like worthless loser.

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  • Mar 1, 2020 @ 19:52 at 19:52
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    This is going to be interesting because Russia can’t back down , they have put
    Far to much effort into Syria they don’t have the logistics or manpower on locasion so if Turkey persists then the only option for Russia is a standoff
    Attack on Turkey from Crimea using nuclear kalibr missile loaded to 160 and tu95. So let’s get this show on the road.

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