A brief overview of the recent developments in Syria:
- Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded positions of militants near Nayrab, Mjdlya and Sarmin destroying several vehicles;
- Turkey deployed Atilgan pedestal-mounted air defence missile systems on the Syrian border, near Greater Idlib;
- The General Command of the Syrian Arab Army announced on February 22 that any violation of the country’s airspace will be dealt with as a “foreign military aggression”;
- Another Turkish soldier was killed in strikes by the Syrian Army in Greater Idlib;
- The 5th Assault Corps deployed fresh reinforcements to the contact line in Idlib province;
- US forces reportedly blocked a Russian Military Police patrol nar the town of Amuda in northern al-Hasakah.