Support of insurgents in Syria by Turkey has angered Russia


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Turkey’s support to attack the militants in Syria violates the agreement between Moscow and Ankara on the delimitation of the opposition and terrorists. About it writes RIA Novosti with reference to the official representative of the MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova.

She noted that the incident may provoke “further escalation of the conflict in this part of the national territory of Syria.”

According to Zakharov, in order to prevent the exit of armed groups into the territory of the SAR, at the request of the Syrian command aircraft of Russian air force was dealt a blow to break terrorists. As a result, Syrian troops managed to successfully repel all attacks.

“We Express our serious concern with regard to this support for the militants by the armed forces of Turkey,” she said.

Pro-Turkish militants with the support of the Turkish army on 20 February launched an attack in the village of Nayrab in Idlib. The Syrian army because of the actions of the Russian aircraft stopped the attack militants, broke through the defense in Nairobi. Known about the deaths of two Turkish soldiers. Ankara has promised to avenge their deaths.

The Syrian army after the offensive in January-February took almost half Iglinskiy areas of de-escalation and had left behind the Turkish observation posts. This angered Ankara, and the Turkish President said that if by the end of February, Syrian troops are withdrawn beyond the line of posts, then the Turkish army will start a military operation. Russia called for the settlement of the situation through negotiations, but the parties failed to agree.

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