0 $
2,500 $
5,000 $
100 $
DECEMBER 2021

Over 2,000 Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Have Returned From Libya: Monitoring Group

Support SouthFront

Over 2,000 Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Have Returned From Libya: Monitoring Group

Illustrative image.

More Turkish-backed Syrian militants have returned from Libya, where they fought for the Government of National Accord (GNA), according to a new report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

The UK-based monitoring group revealed in its report, which was released on October 2, that more than 2,200 militants had returned to Syria in the last six days.

“The Syrian Observatory learned that a new batch of mercenaries, consisting of 800 fighters, returned to Syria after the end of their contracts in Libya,” the SOHR said in the report.

Turkey has deployed more than 18,000 Syrian militants, including 350 minors, in Libya since December of 2019. So far, 9,300 have returned.

Turkish-backed Syrian militants supported GNA forces, allowing them to repel a large-scale ground attack by the Libyan National Army on the capital, Tripoli. The militants also played an important role in the capture of many areas in Libya’s western and northwestern regions.

While more Syrian militants are returning from Libya, others are departing to Azerbaijan to fight as mercenaries against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh. Between 300 and 800 militants have reportedly made it to the battlefield in the disputed area.

MORE ON THIS TOPIC:

Support SouthFront

SouthFront

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
16 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
jaimeintexas

How, which route, is Turkey moving Syrian jihadists to Azerbaijan?

FlorianGeyer

Turkey is gathering Syrians mostly under the age of 30 and they are then flown out of Turkey on aircraft from Azerbaijan.
A BBC report has just reported this in detail. It seems that all is not well in NATO La La land :)

paolinks

And NATO says nothing about this. This is the real shame.

FlorianGeyer

Its a disgrace, but then , NATO is now a disgrace.

JDAM

turks are closet jws

jaimeintexas

I did not think that Turkey borders Azerbaijan. Turkey must be using Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan’s as land/air bridge.

JDAM

time to cook the turkey

Random Dude

See. Syrians do some trainings for Libyans, then after the assignment as a bonus get a touristic trip to Azerbaijan and then come back

Furkan Sahin

you know why Fsa is not good?
because they are created by Erdogan and Fsa trained in Turkey for many years before entering Syria and starting war

Sauron

There seems to be a relative truce in Libya, hence no point to keep paying.

NatureTruth

Yet nobody in unsc condemn and sanction Turkey’s terrorism.

paolinks

yeah, this is what I find really strange

Russia, France, US make an appeal for a cease fire…but all three of them are permanent members of the UNSC and they have veto power

the other two, China and UK, I don’t think would make a fuss to pass a resolution condemning Turkey

so why not? what is really happening behind the curtains? heck, the US tried to kill Erdogan 4 years ago, and now they don’t even dare to shout at him

Fog of War

Smoke and mirrors.

Icarus Tanović

Yeah, so great, so they can be sent to Armenia. Brainwashed kids by Wahhabi Satanists.

SnowCatzor

Erdogan’s terrorist jihadi army – a bunch of poor brainwashed scum.

Furkan Sahin

Fsa they are created by Erdogan

16
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x