On June 13, Turkish forces established yet another military post in the southern part of the Syrian region of Greater Idlib.
According to Enab Baladi, the new post was established near the town of Farkia, which is located in the eastern part of the al-Zawiya Mount. The pro-opposition outlet said Turkish troops were deployed in the town of Arihah while the post was being established.
The Turkish military buildup in the al-Zawia Mount comes amid reports claiming that the Syrian Arab Army and its allies are preparing to launch a large military operation in the region.
Any new military operation in Greater Idlib will likely lead to a serious military confrontation with Turkish forces. Ankara is clearly preparing for this scenario by establishing more posts and deploying additional reinforcements in the region.