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The United States can send to Turkey anti-aircraft missile complexes Patriot because of the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib. This was stated by Turkish Minister of defense Hulusi ACAR, reports RIA Novosti.
According to the Minister, Turkey urges U.S. to military intervention. The ACAR noted that the worsening situation in the region will not affect the agreement between Turkey and Russia on anti-missile systems s-400.
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 This angered Ankara, and the Turkish President said that if by the end of February, Syrian troops are withdrawn beyond the line of posts, then the Turkish army will start a military operation.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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