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Syrian Retaliatory Strikes Kill 5 Turkish Troops, Injure 5 Others In Idlib

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Syrian Retaliatory Strikes Kill 5 Turkish Troops, Injure 5 Others In Idlib

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It’s a hard time to be a Turkish soldier in Syria’s Idlib. First, your government sends you to help al-Qaeda-linked militants. Second, you die and become a part of the Turkish propaganda campaign blaming the ‘Assad regime’ for agression.

Early on February 10, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and other Idlib al-Qaeda apologist groups launched an attack on positions of the Syrian Army near Saraqib in the province of Idlib. The attack was supported by Turkish rocket and artillery strikes, and Turkish troops deployed in the frontline area.

Despite the heavy Turkish support, militants have not achieved any notable gains in the battle against the Syrian Army in the Saraqib area. Nonetheless, something notable happened – at least 5 Turkish troops were killed and 5 others were injured in Syrian retaliatory strikes.

The Turkish troops were allegedly targeted at the Turkish ‘observation point’ near the Taftanaz Military Airbase. The same area were used by Turkish artillery forces to shell Syrian Army troops. The Turkish Defense Ministry already announced that its forces had immidiately destroyed targets involved in this ‘blatant act of agression’ against ‘peaceful supporters of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham members and their comrades.’

The supposed evacuation of the injured Turkish troops:

Meanwhile, Turkey’s foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced that there has been no consensus with the visiting Russian delegation so far regarding the escalating situation in Idlib. Indeed, it’s a bit hard to find consensus with the Russians when your troops are openly fighting side to side with al-Qaeda. The Turkish and Russian sides held the first round of talks on February 8. Then, they agreed that more talks were needed.

The situation is developing.

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  • Red Pilled ThoughtCrimes

    This is what a lot of people have been saying should be done for a long time.

    We all know tho, that the syrian coalition takes it’s time in making their choices because there is no turning back at points like thi

  • mhtsaropinigitakis

    now go tell to their families the same lie you say all the time…they “martyred” instead that they died like suckers doing the rich peoples dirty work

    • Islamic Power

      a martyr knows what he fought and died for, what are these turkish soldiers fighting for? atleast the SAA thugs can say we are defending our land

      • mhtsaropinigitakis

        a martyr is a sucker…he fight and dies for the rich ppl business

        • Islamic Power

          thats a mercenary

          • mhtsaropinigitakis

            not really…a mercenary is getting paid…the martyr is doing it for free and he dosent know it

  • Bilal Abdul Kareem

    Syria butcher army will pay for this! Assad thinks he can get away with whatever he wants! Turkey will destroy the assad gangs!

    • javier

      shut up you dik, go back to your cave

      • FlorianGeyer

        The keyboard jihadi’s cave is no more. It has been filled with jihadi tears.

    • World_Eye

      Hahaha I bet you just made that account just now.

      • Barba_Papa

        Nah, its been around at least a few days ago when it popped off. Just enjoy it for what it really is. Jihadi tears. And Jihadi tears are yummy!

        • Toni Liu

          It seems longer than that, I ever saw his post when alleppo liberation happened, these bastard only out when SAA making very big move

    • Jim Bim

      Crawl back to your hole disgusting creep.

    • World_Eye

      Why Assad its the people of Syria who is doing this, the Syrian Arab Army, what you think even if Assad is dead you think they will stop. LOL ah poor turkish zio or idlebo moron. Yes too many were saying Assad must go, but who went and who stayed at power, everyone who said Assad must go they are all gone. Turkey cannot do shit, as people there are good turks we cannot blame the people of Turkey, but as government that Ottoman Erdo is barely walking he will be dead in year or two.

      • Vollkrassmann

        Better not react on Jihadi trolls. Just vote down.
        Creatures like him are not on earth to “think” anything about whatever. Just parroting the most cruel monsters and their masters…

        • Concrete Mike

          He aint jihadi, just another ukro troll. Israel and turkey splitting the bill on this peice of dig shit.

        • ButtonPlay

          i am glad that they are here, they are a dying breed you know

        • FlorianGeyer

          I agree.

    • Adam Husein

      La3nak Allah ia kalb ia munafeq! enta u 3ailtak al wahabieh!

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Fuck off you ape, with a face and beard like that I am sure you get VIP treatment at airports lol

    • V. Mecki
    • Concrete Mike

      News flash, your the butcher.

      Not only that, your work for israel, some fucken excuse for a muslim you are.

      Your mother is a shamed of you!

    • ruca

      Turkey is on Syrian land FFS! Not the other way around. Do you have access to a map?

    • ButtonPlay

      havent heard from my man kareem for a while, been hiding in the turkish hamam ?

    • Tudor Miron

      Cry a little more.

    • Jacob Wohl pretending to be a jihadist muslim from Africa… the real Bilal Abdul Kareem must be your boyfriend from prison 😁

  • World_Eye

    Hah Nice, Erdo thinks he is fighting the Kurds, just go all in and they will run away. Hello any body home MR OTTOMAN sick fuck. You are the aggressor on legit country that fights terror and above all you embedding your army with terror al qaeda jihadists. Damn the worse NATO state. I wonder why Erdo want’s to save the Jihadists so much, hmm, what is it in stake a Erdo, what secret is behind all, Oil, Money, usually that’s what you after, is there smt else here, maybe a blackmail from the HTS, Dunno but truth comes out soon or later oh and a lot of Turkish soldiers will die for your propaganda Erdo. I just don’t know how Putin let this to happen, I guess the phone call they have last time, Putin give him green light, and no jets are taking of from Hmeimim and attack those frontlines where al-turk-qaeda is.

    • Tudor Miron

      If you look at the map changes during last couple of weeks than your question “I just don’t know how Putin let this to happen” is a bit strange… Are you asking how Putin lets the SAA liberate more and more area in Idlib?

      • World_Eye

        No how he made deals turks to come and enter Syria and shell SAA with tanks and shit, and let F-16 to kill 26 SAA soldiers. But its ok it seems that Russia is fucking Turkey now with air-strikes so its good.

  • Lee Vanderheiden

    Take that Erdogan. All your blustering aside now your men are being killed and injured battling alongside terrorists. You have chosen your alliance and now face the ire of the SAA and all of her allies in the country including Russia. You fool. The Syrians knew you were supporting the terrorists all along. The Sochi agreement won’t protect you anymore.

  • Cheryl Brandon

    HOW TO USA/EU FIGHT TERRORISM AND INCREASE NUMBERS.
    1. USA VIA NATO AND ISRAHELL SUPPLY HEADCHOPPERS IN YEMEN/LIBYA AND SYRIA WITH THE LASTEST WEAPONS.
    2. PROVIDE AIR SUPPORT FOR THE HEADCHOPPERS WHILST THE SYRIAN ARMY IS LIBERATING AREAS OF THEIR OWN COUNTRY,

    3. SUPPLY UKRAINE NAZIS AND BOLIVIAN NAZIS WITH MEDIA AND PROPAGANDA
    SUPPORT VIA NED/OAS/HOLLYWOOD# TO GIVE OSCARS TO HEADCHOPPER FILMS.
    4. FINANCE ISRAHELL TERROR PROJECT SINCE 1967 NON STOP BY STARVING MAJORITY AMERICANS.
    5. WASTE TAXPAYERS MONEY ON BIOLOGICAL WARFARE IN USA/
    6. PLACE TERRORISTS ON RUSSIA’S WESTERN BORDERS.

    • Liberal guy

      So true

  • Artem V
  • Zionism = EVIL

    The Turkey arseholes can not sustain their illegal occupation of Syria and 8 out of 12 of their shitty OP are surrounded and I have feeling the SAA will use the S-300 if the Turkeys try to fly their antique F-16 and F-4E to support the headchopper terrorists.

  • Zionism = EVIL

    Breaking NEWS>>>>>>

    Russian Su-35 intercepted Turkish F-16s in northern Syria: Sohu

    Turkish aircraft “tried to cross the Syrian border with four of their F-16 to attack the Syrian forces ″before they were intercepted by the Russian Su-35 near the Aleppo Governorate, forcing them turn back before they could provide support to the terrorists.

    • Adi

      Breaking NEWS::::SAA captured Ankara and besieging Istanbul.

      • Zionism = EVIL

        You stupid Turkeys are cowards and getting whupped arsehole. A single Russian jet can make you flee in panic. No wonder you dumbasses lost 17 wars and 40% of your lands to Russians since Peter the Great. Now fuck off faggot!

        • Adi

          Breaking NEWS::::::::Russia started a war with NATO over some middleeastern shithole in the middle of nowhere.

          • Zionism = EVIL

            King of the skies. Dumbass no NATO faggot will die for Turkeys who are illegally in Syria .

            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8d8fd8fb9ea78450f7ea56a75c7d9f4f1f718b25969df25ed7adcff359b64325.jpg

          • Adi

            Send it to those Israeli fighter pilots that bomb the shit out of your sorry asses once a week.

          • Zionism = EVIL

            In your dreams arsewipe. The day the Zionist scum bomb Russians they will cease to exist.

          • Adi
          • Concrete Mike

            All.israel isngood at is bombing civilians and hiding behind civilian planes.

            Go fuck yourself goatfucker!

          • Adi
          • Concrete Mike

            Right, and if you beleive that propaganda, your a special kind of stupid.

          • ButtonPlay

            YES that Erdogan is a Nato member is such a shameful and dangerous act, america and russia should have him no longer take advantage of their tug of war and dispose of him.

          • Vas

            No one in NATO will come to your aid, my country which is also a NATO member for sure its not, I am pretty sure most if not all European countries will not as well.

            You are on your own here bob, and you cant call to activate article 5 of NATO of mutual defence because that works only if you get attacked in your country, only if you are the defender and some foreign enemy tries to destroy you.

            In the Syria case Turks are the attackers, so if your jets or troops get killed in defence by the Syrians/Russians, article 5 cannot be activate.

          • Adi

            Your third-world NATO members are not intresting more then eventually your airfields,food and women in a case of a NATO operation.There are only 6 real NATO countries in reality,as you can see by the flags that hang behind every NATO summit.

          • Vas

            There are 29 NATO countries and all 29 flags are there behind in every NATO summit, I have no idea where the f@ck did you come up with the number 6, because that is not the case.
            And my country is one of the largest armed forces in NATO(in the top 6 as you like to say) and yeah trust me, we won’t lift a finger to help you, no one likes you in NATO.

          • Tudor Miron

            I feel your pain creature :) Does it hurt THAT bad? Prepare for some more.

          • Stinky Man

            Turkey and NATO are a joke and have absolutely zero defenses against Russia’s advanced Hyper-sonic weapon systems. The US and Turkey are Israel’s front line in Syria, They’re there to die for the State of Israel while Israel’s young are safe at home. The US’a current stated mission in Syria is to Protect the Oil, but we all know the US doesn’t send it’s young to fight and die for OIL. Right?
            Signed US Vet.

          • Adi

            Ate too many bad mushrooms today again?

          • Stinky Man

            Good comeback! Allow me to retort, I know you are but what am I?

          • Adi

            If you an real US vet. and talk like that,go throw your self of a bridge.You a disgrace for your country.

          • Stinky Man

            Don’t get triggered chief go find a safe space or better yet just GFY!

          • Adi

            Youve been sitting on some Mulahs lap for too long?

          • Eat shit and die, then eat shit in hell… you are a disgrace for this planet, pathetic zio buttlicker. Stop polluting air and go drown yourself in a toilet 🚽

          • You ate too many feces directly from Bibi’s anus, your mouth reek of dhiarrhea.

      • Ricky Miller

        Explain the complete absence of Turkish air support for her deployment across Idlib province? I see helicopters evacuating Army wounded and dead but no combat air support. Which is more likely, the Turkish senior leadership deciding that they just don’t need it, or Russia’s air force and air defenses denying them access? One answer is believable and makes sense, the other does not. Unless the Turks are military idiots.

      • klove and light

        his Breaking News was spot on correct.

        so go fuck some Boys or sheep u stinking turkish bastard

      • Concrete Mike

        Not so breaking news: Turkey state sponsor of terrorism!!

    • wolf

      breaking news …..35 russian toddlers fucked today in saradib area..

      • Concrete Mike

        Breaking news: your a douchebag! Source” your mom”

    • gustavo

      Where did these news come from ?

    • 42 HSabbagh

      Nice

  • Adi

    What a stupid move.Exactly what Turkey wanted.Noticed they were no armor movements of TSK so far which means there was no large scale operation ongoing.Now…they have the full pretext for it.

    • Ricky Miller

      So what? Turkey was always going to do what she wanted anyway. When forces fire at you the thing to do is fire back. The SAA shot back.

    • Concrete Mike

      Yup keep making excuses, at the end of the day turkey and israel supports terrorists.

      Quiet little shill, adults are trying to have a discussion here.

      • Adi

        All of Assads allies are on the terorist list,Hezbollah,IRGC,Pakistanis,Afghans and so on.Are you really that retarded claiming that someone else supports terrorists??

        • Concrete Mike

          Al nusrah is #1 in syrian opposition.

          To claim otherwise is morronic.
          Also you can shove your “terror” list up your ass, that politicized peice of trash is a hit list of usa/israel’s non vassals.

          Anyone supporting the syrian opposition is supoorting terrorists, they had the chance to separate from al.nusrah for 3 years now, nothing was done on this front.

          The reason nothing was done is because its al nusrah that runs the show, as it was obvious on the ground.

          Nice try to deflect, but the real terrorist is al nusrah, the syrian opposition.

          You made your bed, sleep in it pig.

  • Barba_Papa

    Erdogan, filthy dog that he is (no insults intended to filthy dogs) will learn the hard way that there are consequences to actions, and that for every action there will be an equally opposite reaction, as the SAA has artillery too, and the TAF cannot operate over Syrian airspace. And while the Turkish army could invade Syria and defeat the SAA, Assad has already lost thousands of soldiers. Losing a few more to Turkish artillery will not cause his political downfall. Can Erdogan, camel fucker that he is (no insults intended to camel fuckers), say the same thing once more and more Turkish soldiers start coming home in body bags?

  • Vollkrassmann

    Funny somehow: About 20 ys ago the world’s meanest terrorists were called Al Kaida. They were the guys around the infamous Bin Laden. Everyone knew: Terrorism? Has to to with Al Kaida!
    Nowadays: They used exactly these gang to destroy Syria and Iraq, and the Turkeys seem to have pretty good friendship with them. They changed the name of the crew every now and then, hoping the audience will not realize that they are damn bastards and jihadistic beheaders no matter how they call themselves. Now Erdogan is protecting these scumbags using his armed forces. Therefore: FCK Erdogan.

  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    Syria and Turkey in a declared state of full-on war.

    No avoiding the obvious now.

    Israel will soon have the Erdottoman Empire on it’s doorstep.

    • mhtsaropinigitakis

      yes israel is so stupid instead of bombing the turks he is bombing the syrians…wtf!

      • Adi

        Offcourse they bomb the terorist regimes.

        • mhtsaropinigitakis

          Turkey is their real enemy not syria

          • Albert Pike

            Why should the Dönmeh Erdogan led Turkey be Israels enemy – are you dreaming?

        • Isramerica is the terrorist regime you dumb piece of shit.

    • Tudor Miron

      Are you even serious?

      • Dick Von Dast’Ard

        Jokers are never not.

  • Joe Doe

    Now after Putin screw up, by pealsing Erdogan at the Syria expense . Russia should provide Syria with Su-30, MIG29, S-400 and attack helicopters and large quantity. This is minimum that Putin is obligated

    • Dawn

      I dont know how Putin could have managed all that he done when there is so many sofaexperts who know much better..

    • Dick Von Dast’Ard

      Russia (Putin) is under absolutely zero obligation to get involved in other peoples wars.

      The stated reason for Russia being in Syria is to prevent a collapse of the Syrian state and the prevention of ISIS/Al Qaeda controlling territory, nothing else.

      • good american

        Exactly. Putin never claimed to do this for selfless reasons. He’s been very clear that it is better for them to kill the western-backed terrorists in syria rather than in russia.

        • Dick Von Dast’Ard

          Well the way In see it, Erdogan is more important to the Russian economy than Assad is.

          Russia has already shown it is willing to work with Turkey in stabilizing Syria on a security front.

          The big loser out of all this is going to be Israel, with Erdogan in Syria.

          • Ricky Miller

            The way I see it that’s true but Russia’s credibility is more important than both. Russia made a deal with Turkey that the Turks didn’t honor. Allowing Turkey to run all over Idlib province and to the gates of Aleppo would be extremely damaging to Russia’s credibility and even her deterrent posture. Turkey’s demands are excessive, I mean why not also ask for Asma Assad to be delivered to Erdogan’s palace in a Russian helicopter?

          • geopolitica

            they have more chance assad taking the ass of erdogan in his damascus palace

          • ButtonPlay

            dont bring the royal mustache on crazy ideas!

          • Dick Von Dast’Ard

            Russia has not claimed that Syria is a Russian protectorate, (Syrians aren’t Russian) therefore Russian credibility is not an issue.

            Russia has not intervened against Israel making strikes against Syria, the only time it has intervened is when the Russian military presence has been threatened.

          • Ricky Miller

            Sure it is. Russia imposed a cease fire on Syria, one negotiated with a country who was involved in the jihadi invasion of Syria from the start. In return, the Syrian government was assured by the Russians and the text of the document that the shelling of Aleppo and Hama would stop. It didn’t. The M5 was to be opened for traffic. It wasn’t. HTS was to be cast apart from Turkish proxy positions but were not. That was all to take place fifteen months ago. So the Russian MOD and her forces inside Syria helped to plan and execute a broad offensive in response to a failed agreement that Russia enabled. Russia’s reputation and credibility are on the line, in a big way. People all around the world, including those who matter and who have a say in a myraid of countries on the front line in this struggle between two growing and competing camps are watching. Closely.

          • Dick Von Dast’Ard

            Russia imposed a ceasefire on Syria? I must have missed it.
            Russia imposed a ISIS ceasefire, that was the ceasefire.

          • Ricky Miller

            You’ve missed a lot then. The Syrian government twice before was involved in wide offensives in Idlib. Turkey threw a fit and Russian and Turkish representatives met in Astana, when it was called Astana, and without the Syrian government or military having any kind of say in the matter they were now a part of a ceasefire agreement. That was how Turkey ended up with twelve observation posts inside Syria’s territory. You must have been busy that day, out sick or something. Now you’re all caught up.

          • Kananda

            BS

          • FlorianGeyer

            Exactly,

          • <>

            How are we going to lose exactly? for now we only keep the airsrikes, but if we keep being threatened by Iranian proxies from Syria then a ground offensive is a real option. Not a good idea to test our patience.

          • ruca

            Dead Merkava’s as far as the eyes can see.

          • ruca

            Oh goodness me. Zion_Moron doesn’t approve of my comment.

          • Dick Von Dast’Ard

            Isn’t Hamas an Erdogan proxy these days?

          • <>

            It’s supported by Qatar, Iran and Erdogan – so yeah. But he supports them with talking not with weapons, so the other 2 are more dangerous than him.

          • Concrete Mike

            Iran has diplomatic relations with qatar, and they do some trade. I dont call that support, quit playing word games. The relationship you imply between qatar and iran does not exist.

            One another note.
            Just like israel supported al.nusrah eh?

            Its easy for you to throw the word terrorist around, but when we ALL KNOW, that israel aided and supported Al Nusrah TERRORISTS for YEARS, yet we are supposed to be ok with that?

            Pepperidge farms remembers.

          • Concrete Mike

            Hahaha your funny, stay home and mind your own business chump.

        • FlorianGeyer

          That being the case, Turkey will have to withdraw.

          • good american

            We’ll see. Putin smackin’ their greedy little fingers right now.

      • FlorianGeyer

        Russia will never reach an understanding that involves Al Nusra and their acolytes taking over Syria.

        Had Russia wanted that the conflict would have been over in 2015.

        You may ‘bat for both sides’ , Dick, but President Putin does not.

        • Dick Von Dast’Ard

          Al Nusra will be simply be replaced with Turkish Army. (problem will be solved0

          • FlorianGeyer

            There have been NO movements of Turkish regular infantry identified.
            Only armour and artillery thus far.

            Erdos infantry in Syria have always been his irregular bands of jihadists.
            They are being regrouped and rearmed to counterattack the SAA obviously.

            Many irregulars will again die and Erdo knows that such deaths of his own Turkish infantry, who are not combat ready due to decades of playing soldiers firing blanks, will cause much dissent within Turkey.

            The Turkish populace has witnessed first hand the training and recruitment of Jihadi’s by Erdogan’s regime.

            The many millions of Turks who will not and did not vote for Erdo are unlikely to welcome their family members coming home in a bag.

          • FlorianGeyer

            The rebranding of Al Nusra etc as Turkish soldiers will not be tolerated by Russia. Agreeing to a jihadi ‘trojan horse’ in Syria is never going to be a good idea.

      • Kananda

        Syria is in stage of war beacuse of Russia. Russia had give everything to syria.

    • ruca

      Almost every comment that you make has the word ‘should’ in it. You are one helluva knowledgeable keyboard warrior. You ‘should’ realize that the people involved in defending Syria against the zionists are not stupid people.

    • Tudor Miron

      Putin screw up? I suppose you didn’t look at Syrian/Idlib map lately?

      • FlorianGeyer

        Joe Doe is one of those unfortunates who cannot read maps.
        He was educated by looking at Hollywood movies.

        • Kananda

          A read only russian zone, turkish zone, american zone in Syria.

      • Kananda

        Yup! Putin is The Betrayer of betrayers.

    • Dick Von Dast’Ard

      Instead they will probably supply Erdogan instead…
      Real politik.

  • Xoli Xoli

    The biblical scriptures are fullfill in Syria. The king of North will attack and devastate the king of of the south. Then the king of south will respond in kind and inflict serious harm and destruction to the king of North. SAA dug in and kill all Turkey soldiers plant land mines used RPGs surface to air missiles provide LNA with anti ship messiles.

  • Prapul Chandra

    Wonder when the Kurds will join whack a Turk game.

    • Dick Von Dast’Ard

      That will more or less guarantee a Turkish invasion of the north east of Syria.

  • igybundy

    oh goud goud.. Not like I want to see syrians and turks duking it out but erdoggie is getting far too big for his britches. Supporting not only terrorists but arming them with sarin and such which has killed hundreds of syrian troops..

  • Prapul Chandra

    What are the Turks wearing under their uniforms,we call the bondas,no fruit only water.

  • Saint Jimmy (Russian American)

    What everlasting shame for these poor dead Turkish boys! Met death fighting with evil! Erdogan has forever soiled their souls and their mothers’ souls.

  • GuyQ

    Turkey is the most stupid country in the world

    • Albert Pike

      Erdogan is a Zionist Crypto Jew – so what do you expect?

    • Liberal guy

      Along with the al saud and other gcc scums

  • Sympathy with the Devil

    Erdo helps Kurds and Assad to agree quickly.

    • geopolitica

      exactly what i was thinking if kurds are 1% smart they will see that somebody able to attack russian army will have no probleme to attack kurd under “OTAN protection” so the only way for kurd to be safe from turkey djihadist is to ask for russian and syrian Aerial protection

  • peter mcloughlin

    Confrontation could drag in Russia in defense of Damascus and drive Ankara back into the fold of Washington. There are multiplying trigger-points threatening escalation to world war.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/ https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/d843b92814b3f0c755369d1c8febcab531be6f268ed76d2c59895dbfe3748df8.jpg

    • Kananda

      Ankara was, is, and will be NATO-nenber, This is fact and the russians know this, too. Anybody who dreams about turkish goodbye to NATO, is fool.

  • EveryoneIsBiased

    Yeah, just what i feared. Not that the SAA should not fight back, they had no alternative.
    But a clever and ruthless tactic of Erdogan, to send his soldiers to die as bait so he can use that for political propaganda, leverage and even a threat to declare war on Syria.
    Erdogan is a muslim brother dog, but he certainly is playing his hand as only a psychopath can.

    But one good thing: Now Putin finally does not seem to yield into Erdogans games. Finally.
    Now only showing force and calling Erdogans bluff with the full military power of the VKS/Russian Air Force will work.

    • ButtonPlay

      erdogan tries to position himself as the central wheel of power that everybody needs to get something done in the middle east, but nobody save for the cavemen actually likes him!

      • EveryoneIsBiased

        True. Sadly this mostly works. Not only in the game with Russia, but also with US, EU, China.
        A psychopath as ruthless like him has an advantage, even though he puts himself out of civilazation with his actions.
        I hope that in the future US and Russia will finally work together where their interests align. Together, they could put Erdodog into his place easily.
        Good thing the EU finally warmes their ties to Russia, even though slowly.
        Erdo will pay his price. Sadly it will likely take years and many dead soldiers and civilians.

    • Kananda

      Putin? Putin told only that there was no new agreement last week.

      In diplomatic speech that means, the old agreement is still alive.

  • Xoli Xoli

    There is currently no place for Erdogan Turkey terrorists forces to de escalate all zone were cleared of terrorists. Only border sleeping cells must be clear.The whole world is laughing at Erdogan stupidity and greed.

  • wolf

    And now russky possky also claim to be power….turkey in idleb has enough fire power to route thses thug bullshit clowns….syria is going another afghanistan for the russkie

  • Tudor Miron

    People panicking about Turkish “invasion” seem to forget that Turkey finds itself in an “interesting” situation. Having several “observed posts” as hostages is not the best way to start a military operation?

    • @Inc2Get

      This was bound to happen. You are very correct, several observation posts are surrounded by SAA troops and could execute them at any given moment. Also, Turkey lacks air defence in the area, lacks air support and would be destroyed in Idlib. The SAA also cannot afford to fight in another front line so if things escalate, they will probably launch attacks northern Syria with the kurds to draw attention from Idlib.

      • Tudor Miron

        Turkey cornered itself into the trap. Their military options are very limited in Syria. There are many options for the other side. Escalation of Kurds actions within Turkey is one of those. Erdogan will most probably play his usual game – he will blame his own generals for misinforming him and as if he didn’t know that they help internationally recognised terrorists. He’s bound to loose much more than he can gain in this instance.

      • Dick Von Dast’Ard

        I’m sure I heard only the other day that Turkey had moved mobile air defense systems to the border and I really don’t think Su-22’s are going to be able to compete for air superiority over Idlib with TAF F-16C’s.

        • Tudor Miron

          Lets wait and see how it unfolds.

          • Dick Von Dast’Ard

            I agree it is unclear, but from what I see Turkey is now going to reinforce Idlib with Turkish forces.

          • Tudor Miron

            I have a different view but time will tell.

          • FlorianGeyer

            I also have your view ,Tudor.

            There is a possibility that the SAA push to Idlib was to trigger a Turk reaction before the Turks ‘build up’ was complete.

            If that were to be the case, Erdos offensive Jihadi may fizzle out.

            Its time to put pressure on Erdo in Libya ,I think.

          • Tudor Miron

            Turkey will make many victorious announcements, claiming that they kill thousands of SAA service members. That’s what they mastered – announcements. Situation on the ground will go in its own course. As I mentioned before – I don’t expect that Idlib will be fully liberated in one go during current operation. But the end will be the same (even if it takes a little longer than desired) – rats nest in Idlib destroyed and cleared out.

          • FlorianGeyer

            Yes, there is NO way that President Purin will tolerate badly disciplined jihadis to be used to perpetually attack Russian bases in Syria. This what the US Empire wants of course.

            Ergo, Erdo has to see sense or be defeated in Syria.

          • Tudor Miron

            This is not solely about attacks on Russian bases. This is about preserving Syrian state which is of vital interest for Russia (for many reasons). One the other hand it is much more than that and this is of global importance. One very clever person said “Biblical project started there and it will end there.”

          • FlorianGeyer

            I agree with you 100%.

            Russia is fighting the US/UK/Israeli re-creation of a world where violent warlords local control the world for the benefit of the 0.1% or even less, who pull the strings of absolute power and to the detriment and serfdom of the populace.

            Britain administered its Empire with this method.
            England was ruled over by French and local warlords for centuries after the Norman Conquest.

          • Tudor Miron

            Ergo, Erdo…Lol.

          • FlorianGeyer

            It amused me :)
            I am happy that it amused you as well.

    • Kananda

      We do not panic, commie. We look with cold head at fact, that Putin sold out northern Syria to Turkey, east Syria to USA.

      if you were half so strong as your mouth is full, no american, no turkish troops were on syrian soil.

    • goingbrokes

      That, and RuAF/SAAF air superiority making every Turkish tank vulnerable or virtually unusable, and no chance of TuAF to give close air support. It would be doomed to failure right from the start, and an ambitious man like Erdogan is very unlikely to make such a fundamentally fatal miscalculation.
      IF there is any Turkish involvement it is likely to be purely temporary, and possibly an attempt to buy time to get assets out of Idlib city and surrounding areas, as SAA rapid advance has put everything at risk.

  • gustavo

    I want to point out that Turkey is following USA-Israel, and nobody has convince me so far that Turkey is acting by itself. Not way my friends.

    • Concrete Mike

      Ive said this a few times, hear me out.

      There are more than one faction within turk leadership.

      Looking at turkey as a homogenous entity, if you look at the moves its doing, its incoherent and makes no sense.

      If.you look at it as fractured, wich it is, you see these contradictory moves as power plays for power within turkey.

      Erdogan being the snake oil salesman that he is, panders to all sides, whom are fighting each other below and around erdogan, just says whatever bullshit to please he says and goes on dazed and confused .

      Its a theory ive been pondering.

  • LaRata

    Go SAA .. Syria is yours Land …

  • BlueOctopusBoy

    Gosh South Front! ! we get it! Al-Qaida are terrorists! Turkey is bad!
    Can you now please reduce the excessive sarcasm in your news and focus
    on clean news delivery without your tantrums and overtones? Thanks in
    advance!

    • Assad must stay

      it would be so boring without that stuff man