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Russia called false Turkey’s statements about the death of Syrians by shelling. This is stated in the press release of the Center for conciliation of the warring parties in Syria, arrived in edition “Tapes.ru”.
“Statements about the “attacks” of Syrian government troops, units of the armed forces of Turkey, and especially about the killing of Syrian soldiers they do not correspond to reality,” — noted in the text. In this regard, officials of the Ministry of defence are responsible for providing inaccurate information to the country’s leadership about the situation in Iglinsky area of de-escalation.
Earlier the defense Ministry of Turkey reported to “neutralize” 63 the Syrian military in Idlib province in the Northwest of the country. “According to the latest data of our sources in Idlib, 63 element of the regime [of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad] were neutralized”, — stated in the message.
10 February in Idlib province killed five Turkish soldiers. The shelling of the observation post, where the military arranged for the Syrian army. It was at least the second Feb death of the Turkish security forces in Syria: 3 Feb under fire killed seven soldiers and one civilian specialist.
After President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that in the case of new attacks on Turkish forces Ankara will begin to apply full-scale attacks on Syrian troops whenever possible. Later, he promised to shoot down all the planes in the skies over Idlib, if they pose a danger the Turkish forces in the region
After the death of their soldiers Turkey has dealt a massive blow to the Syrian army, attacking 115 goals. Were destroyed three tanks and two mortar positions, also shot down two helicopters. Erdogan also announced plans to “knock out Assad’s troops” beyond the zone of de-escalation.
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