Sunday, March 1, the Turkish military launched an operation “Spring Board” in Idlibin response to the airstrikes of Assad regime. According to the Minister of defence of Turkey Hulusi ACAR, the goal is self-defense from soldiers of the Assad regime and the units that are attacking Turkish troops in the area. “Apostrophe” tells all that is known about the situation in Syria at the moment.
In Turkey, claiming that the operation “Spring shield” was a response to the “cowardly” airstrike on positions of the Turkish military, which claimed 27 Feb lives of 36 soldiers.
He added that since the beginning of operation destroyed the drone, 8 helicopters, 103 tanks, 72 artillery, 3 air defense systems and neutralized 2212 soldiers of the Syrian regime.
the Minister stressed.
The attack on the airfield
It is known that Turkish Armed forces have dropped bombs from the sky on a military airport, controlled by government forces of Syria, in the region of Neirab in Aleppo province. As a result, the object became “unusable”.
According to Anadolu, the troops of Bashar al-Assad allegedly used this object for attacks on Turkish military and villages in Idlib. After hitting the command of Assad’s forces threw the entire aircraft to the airfield in the area of Neirab, however, and he attacked the Turkish army. Soon Russia has refused to guarantee the safety of flights of Turkish aircraft over the province of Idlib.
The Destruction Of “Carapace”
Turkey is using in the fight against the troops of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and Russian mercenaries devastating drones “Bayraktar”. In response to the killing of their soldiers, the Turks smashed to pieces, the latest Russian anti-aircraft complex “Shell” that was caught on video.
Minus two aircraft
Turkish troops on Sunday, March 1, was shot down in the skies over Idlib two Russian aircraft production su-24. The pilots managed to eject.
– said in a statement.
The liberation of the villages
The Turkish army just a day supplanted the troops of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, supported by Russia, of the nine towns of Syria.
Under the control of opponents of Assad and Putin returned Ankawa, governorate, Manara and tal Segren in the province of Hama, as well as settlements Gallupe, Cochin Kafr avid, Spoken and Future in Idlib province.
As you know, the military conflict in Syria are from 2011. In the fighting at various times included government troops, opposition, radical Islamists, the Kurds, militants of the “Islamic state”, as well as the armed forces of the Russian Federation, USA, Iran and Turkey. In the conflict, Turkey has provided military support to the Syrian opposition, and Russia – government forces.
The Turkish military are in Idlib, the last of the Syrian province, which is partially controlled by the opposition, in the framework of the signed in 2017, agreement on areas of de-escalation in Syria.
27 Feb 2020 as a result of the attack on Idlib killed 33 Turkish soldiers, 36 were wounded. The Governor adjacent to the border of Syria to the Turkish province of Hatay Rahmi Dogan said that the air strike caused “the troops of the Syrian regime”.
In the Russian defense Ministry said that the Turkish soldiers “were in combat formations of terrorist groups,” and denied his involvement in the strike. The Ministry of defence of Turkey replied that the Russians before the attack knew about the location of Turkish troops in Idlib, and that the area was not armed factions of the Syrian opposition.
In response, the Turkish military launched about 200 attacks on positions of forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in different regions of the country, killing 329 Syrian soldiers. The Syrian side reported no casualties.