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Under The Eyes Of U.S. Forces, Russian Reinforcements Arrive In Al-Qamishli Airport (Videos)

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On April 7, Russian forces deployed reinforcements in their base within the al-Qamishli Airport in Syria’s northeastern region.

According to the Anadolu Agency, the reinforcements included 50 trucks and armored vehicles. The reinforcements were sent from the town of Ayn Issa in northern Raqqa, where the Russian Military Police maintains a coordination center with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

The Russian reinforcements were escorted by two helicopters. Upon approaching the airport, a U.S. patrol chased the convoy.

The Russian base in the al-Qamishli Airport was established last year following a breakthrough agreement between the Damascus government and the SDF.

Initially, several opposition sources claimed that Russia will turn the airport to a full-scale air base, similar to the one in Hmeimim, Lattakia. However, these claims were false. The base was only established to oversee the implementation of the Damascus-SDF agreement, as well as the Russian-Turkish understanding on northeast Syria.

The deployment of fresh reinforcements in the al-Qamishli Airport signals Russia’s commitment to the agreements on northeast Syria. In the last few weeks, Turkish forces violated the agreements on several occasions, targeting Kurdish and government forces.

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  • LR captain

    us controlled territory is getting smaller and smaller.

    • <>

      Don’t count on it, they won’t let Russia be the only ones who call the shots in the ME. It’s mostly up to the U.S, Israel and Turkey how things will develop in Syria, the war will come sooner or later.

      • Wayne Nicholson

        USA won’t have a choice. 1. The vast majority don’t want them there and 2. They won’t won’t be able to afford shit like this once the depression bites. Peer nations can fund their entire militaries and then some for what the USA spends in the ME. The bond market is eroding fast …. that’s what really allows them to live beyond their means. They think this virus will be done in a matter of weeks ….. this is just the first wave.

        • <>

          The U.S has the economic power to go to wars, but they need to end them as fast as possible. Afghanistan is a mistake, they should have wiped that country with a nuke after 9/11 and everything would have been different now. Imagine something liek that happening in Moscow, the Russians would strike back without a second thought. The current oil prices are good for the U.S, it weakens both Russia and Iran.

          • Stinky Man

            “The current oil prices are good for the U.S, it weakens both Russia and Iran.”
            Really???? The current prices have made producing oil in the US unprofitable. Russia and the Saudis are working together to flood the market to lower the price of crude to force US shale oil producers to be unprofitable. Read and understand the topic before posting total BS.

          • <>

            The U.S can still survive low oil prices in the markets, because they don’t depend on it. Russia, Iran and KSA can’t.

          • jade villaceran

            usa depend on petrodollar trade, if oil is trade in low prices, it means the use/trade of the dollar are also lower

            also us economy depend on services, as of now most services are on halt and cant generate income and work force, many are jobless, thats how usa economy are vurnerable in this pandemic

            imagine what worth of the dollar if they still printing it like crazy, maybe 2nd germany or present zimbabwe

          • FlorianGeyer

            US shale is now being disposed of by shale producers PAYING customers to take the oil. The cost of storage outweighs the value of the oil itself :)

          • jm74

            US is the mistake.

          • Nosferatu

            No afgans ever hit the towers, no planes ever hit the towers. Completely fake attack.

          • <>

            Oh piss off.

          • Nosferatu

            run out of facts?

          • Wayne Nicholson

            “The U.S has the economic power to go to wars, but they need to end them as fast as possible.”

            The US HAD the economic power to go to war. US power is built on a foundation of debt. They don’t even have a positive trade balance any more. This epidemic couldn’t have happened at a worse time. Commmercial activity has dropped by 50% and it looks like it will stay that way for months.

            We’re only a few weeks into the stoppage. Americans don’t have savings, millions of individuals are going to default on mortgages, millions of businesses are going to fail. We’ve just gone through 120 months of a bull market in equities fuelled by stock buybacks bought on borrowed money when the average bull market lasts 60 months. That means that instead of corporations having cash or assets they have debt.

            This is why Trump is desparate to have people go back to work …. they are fucked.

            “Afghanistan is a mistake, they should have wiped that country with a nuke after 9/11 and everything would have been different now.”

            First Afghanistan in 2001 had a rug, opium and hashish based economy …. a nuke would have done nothing except spare many the misery of 18 years of warfare.

            Second 9/11 had fuck all to do with the US invasion of Afghanistan. You’re a military man …. Look at a map …. How valuable is having an air base and staging area in Central Asia bordering on Iran?

            “Imagine something liek that happening in Moscow, the Russians would strike back without a second thought.”

            Have you not noticed that Russia always looks at the strategic implications before committing to military force and even then they look for an asymmetric solution only using military force as a last resort.

            How many times in recent years has Russia suffered losses at the hands of the USA, Israel and Turkey and not retaliated? That’s because acting in anger is counterproductive. Now look at the timing of Russia’s upsetting the Saudi’s into starting an oil price war. It was done at exactly the right to destroy US shale oil industry.

            Revenge is a dish best served cold …. be careful Israel still owes a debt to Russia.

            “The current oil prices are good for the U.S, it weakens both Russia and Iran.’

            Russia has a trade surplus and manageable debt. US Shale is already carrying more debt than the companies are worth. First shale oil bankruptcy was last month …. during the 2008 financial crisis it took 18 months to get to this point. The FED had to buy up existing commercial debt 2 weeks ago because no one would touch it … how are they going to raise even more money in an economy that’s shedding trillions of value by the week? This is what’s going to bring the US economy down …. the debt bomb.

            Russian oil companies have little debt …. they can survive for years at these low prices. Iran isn’t selling oil anyway, they are basically being blockaded by the USA so what difference does an oil crash make? China will invest in Iran when this is all over but they won’t be investing in the USA.

          • <>

            Fair and objective analysis, I have to agree with most of it. If I have to put it all in just one sentence, then I’d say that as long as the markets still buy and sell in dollars, then the U.S market will remain the most important one in the world. Trump’s Administration passed an economic plan of 2.2T$ and it should be enough to help many businesses to get through the crises. The NYSE is still in a good shape, once a cure is found then it will skyrocket again. Regarding Russia, their main exports are gold, weapons and oil which were all got hurt, they might have a low debt but the average Russian citizen earns enough money for a basic living, not more than that. Many Russian people try to immigrate, I don’t see others do the other way.

        • gustavo

          USA military actions does not depend on what the great majority wants, it depends on what a great minority (corporations) wants.

        • FlorianGeyer

          Ten million + ‘too fat to fight’ unemployed and angry Americans will necessitate the US military patrolling the US streets, I think. :)

          The Virus has shaken the belief that the USA is a model others MUST emulate. A simple flu bug has the government blaming everyone else for the chaos in the USA.

          This is what happens in all ‘wealthy with borrowed money’ situations when money is squandered on ‘toys’ and necessities like clean water productive work and good state provided health care for all are ignored.

          The term ‘ productive work’ in my opinion excludes, nail bars, designer coffee shops, personal trainers, hedge fund parasites and all other non-jobs.

          • jm74

            You may as well add the EU into the equation.

          • FlorianGeyer

            Yes, I agree.

          • Wayne Nicholson

            The USA has been playing with fire since the Reagan years. They removed all the backstops that protected their economy from predatory capitalism …. they sold out their manufacturing sector to benefit investors …. they funded an aggressive militaristic foreign policy at the expense of their social safety net. Worst of all though they treated working American like ants treat aphids …. an animal kept alive to be milked except ants take good care of their aphids health and welfare while US capital doesn’t give two fucks about their aphids.

            Watching Donald Trump still shameless pump hydroxychloroquine and try to con Americans who don’t have health insurance into risking their health going back to work during the current epidemic is beyond shameless …. how fuckin stupid do you have to be to take this asshole seriously

          • FlorianGeyer

            Trump should have been a Wrestling Promoter, I think. :)

            All talk and bullshit.

          • Wayne Nicholson

            “All talk and bullshit.’

            No one is so bad at business that they bankrupt a casino let alone six. No one does high rise construction in New York or builds casinos in Atlantic city without mob connections. Everyone knows the mob moves into legit businesses like construction and ‘waste management’ but they also been involved with investment fraud in pump and dump schemes and ‘boiler rooms” up until the dot com crash and have moved into investment funds.

            He’s constantly pumping stocks and jerking markets around with tweets and you know he has to be working to the benefit of his Mar-a-largo buddies.

            I don’t understand how Americans are so gullible that they can’t see this. A hundred years from now this presidency is going to be know as the greatest scam in history.

            What’s interesting is Trumps reaction to bernie Sanders leaving the race …. Sanders could have beaten him but Biden doesn’t have a chance.

            Under US law you can’t charge a president with a crime … only impeachment. The minute Trump is no longer the president he is going to be charged with campaign financing fraud and tax evasion over the Michael Cohen case. The kicker is these crimes have a 5 year statute of limitations so if Trump wins re-election he can’t be charged.

            Now along comes Andrew Cuomo the New York governor who has showen himself to be a leader Americans can get behind and his “TV relationship” with his sick brother makes for better reality TV than the trump family show. There is a good chance Andrew Cuomo will be the parachute candidate that takes the nomination from Biden at the last minute.

            Trump is scared shitless …. watch him … his nerves are fraying, he’s losing it in front of the camera. Grab the popcorn because these next few months are going be be entertaining watching Fat Donnie squirm.

          • FlorianGeyer

            Is it too much to ask that a President who does not allow US plundering and wars against other nations is elected ? :)

          • Wayne Nicholson

            Apparently yes

      • eltahar

        US, Israël and the treacherous Turks, what a bunch together, Al Qaeda and ISIS-backers.

        • <>

          Yup we are the three muskateers, saving the ME from Russia and Iran.

          • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

            haha ok. 1 single RS-28 sarmat 50megaton warhead can destroy up to 200,000 square meters of land. izrael is 8500 square miles 😂

          • <>

            Well okay, go tell that to Putin. I’m sure he will order it if you ask nicely.

          • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

            No, president Putn feels bad for israel and pities them since they only exist thanks to the Holocaust. He also knows how they control the USA, and he knows how his country Russia saved the european Jews from 100% extermination in World War 2 due to moral obligation.

          • <>

            What does it have to do with the fact that today Russia works closely with Iran and helps them developing their nucealr reactors? doing good things in the past doesn’t mean you can do bad things in the present and we need to accept it.

          • eltahar

            Russia staunch is egrious, no nuclear weapons for Iran, so that is an excuse from you.

          • eltahar

            Muskarats you man, it amazes me all the time that Israel and the USA would have no problems with Al-Qaeda and ISIS as your neighbours werent it for Russia. I expected it from those Mongolians in Ankara.Shows the true nature, by the way Iran wouldn’t be in Syria if it wasn’t for the US, Israeli and Turkish backed headchoppers.

          • <>

            Iran’s mullahs have been waging proxy wars against us since they came into power, they are our true enemy.

      • Ilya

        Why not just the people who live there? Surely you want the same for Israel? What did Hillel say? ‘do unto your fellow, as you would wish done upon yourself’?

        • <>

          Can they vote in Syria? the last time I checked only Assad has the power, so if he joins forces with our enemies, he can expect us to punish the SAA too.

          • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

            They ran an election couple years ago, Assad won.
            Next election is this year April 13th

          • <>

            Yeah, winning 99.99% of the votes.

          • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

            Meanwhile Israel had 3+ elections in 1 year and Bibi Nutty-yahoo won every time even though he has corruption charges against him. What a joke of a “democracy”.

          • <>

            He didn’t win, Gantz betrayed the people who voted for him and joined Bibi. He is finished, over half of Israelis didn’t ask for Bibi. 62 vs 58.

          • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

            My point is It’s sad how 1 election and 2 snap elections (3 total) cannot conclude a concrete decision for the israeli people. Meanwhile Assad is deemed a dictator while he’s had multiple elections since 2010 and won every one, and an upcoming one later this month.

          • <>

            I guess it’s easier to win in a dictatorships, I wouldn’t have any problem with him if he kicked out Iran and Hezbollah from our border.

          • jade villaceran

            hez or iran wont be in syria if you did not start the war against syria

          • <>

            Syrians themselves started it, then he called for Iran’s help and they used the opportunity to plan attacks against us. We are enemies, I don’t complain they are doing it, my complaints are to Assad and my government that allow it.

          • good american

            Maybe if Israel didn’t support ISIS inside Syria they wouldn’t call Iran.. You made the first move, dummies. Don’t blame them for the blowback of your stupidity.

          • John

            Syrians didn’t start the war, that is flat out garbage. The CIA was outed years ago with the mid 1980’s plan utilizing the Muslim Brotherhood, implemented with Hillary as SoS. This is not a secret. Nice argumentation on much of what you have posted, though I don’t agree with much of it. But, on this one about who started the war, you are dead wrong. Take care of yourself Iron.

          • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

            Maybe you should make peace with Iran then, ever thought of that? It wont be hard, and your country or the USA has NEVER seriously tried to negotiate or make peace with them. Just endless sanctions, wars, hostilities and attacks. And when they retaliate in ANY way, even if its not a violent one, you beg the US to fight a war for you. That’s all.

          • goingbrokes

            Goes to prove that israel is not a democracy but a military dictatorship masquerading as democracy by holding bogus elections that don’t decide the leader. Syrian elections on the other hand have international observers and are quite legit. Assad is very popular, and no surprise ‘cos he is solid bloke.

          • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

            Yes, a “Jewish State” ironically founded by eastern european atheists with ties to Leftist/Communist movements in Russia, who destabilized the entire Middle East and world after immigrating to Palestine and ethnically cleansing it and displacing its indigenous people. And their excuse for this? Muh Holocaust, muh 6 gorillion.

          • eltahar

            When did Iran attack Israel? They are invited to help and curb the jihadists, it would be in the interest of your country too.

          • <>

            It’s like asking when did Israel attack Iran? it has never escalated into a states war. We hit them in Syria, and they arm and fund Hamas and Hezbollah in return. The cycle will break eventually, the proxy wars is a dangerous game.

      • itibi ra

        I and most others find people like you disgusting. Can’t you get an honest job, something that doesn’t involve you spewing hate and lies? You know, reincarnation is the REAL “Reality” and you have burned so many bridges in this life already. You spread Hate and Lies when you should be spreading Truth, Peace and Unconditional Love for ALL humans, not just the self-chosenites like you. Change your ways, start NOW and maybe Karma won’t come back to teach you a really good lesson in the next life. It’s never too late to start.

        • <>

          We should start by chopping down Iranians, Hezbollahs and Hamas rats. Traitor Bibi won’t stop the IDF forever, I give him 4 years max before the age will affect him.

          • itibi ra

            It is still not too late to change your thinking. You must realize that you could move on to the next life at any moment, it is not up to you. Reshape your bad habits and realize that we are all like the waves on one ocean. The “ocean” is God. God is Love and Truth.

      • LR captain

        ah zion good to see you i have question to ask you?

        • <>

          Go ahead LR.

          • LR captain

            first let it be made known that don’t care about their relation to Israel in way. I just wondering why do Jews hate the Khazar or seem to hate them.

            I for one find it fascinating that nomadic culture went a adopted Jewish religion.

          • <>

            I don’t think Jews hate the Khazars, but there is rivalry between Mizrahi and Ashkenazi Orthodox Jews. Two different communities that had been seperated for hundreds of years before coming to Israel, they don’t get mixed even today and each one has its own political party. They both work with Bibi, so for us center-left seculars Israelis they are the same.

          • LR captain

            well do you it gonna be a 4 generation rule or 3 generation rule for space colonization? Israel is good case study in that regard. cause is ancient times once an area spent 3-4 generations under a rule that rule gained automatic legitimacy. I’d expect something similar will be applied to space.

      • Chris Ulbricht Ralph

        USA being punished by God. Look at New York.

  • Oli Tobias E

    why did the US military vehicle put its flag away? at the end its following the convoy but without flag…. like we belong to the convoy????

    • Ilya

      .. Because they are an a-national, global terrorist organization? :p

    • Bobo Voxar

      do they found out that us flag means throw stones on us?

    • goingbrokes

      Trying to travel incognito?

  • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

    haha americunts wishing they can fight Russia like in Hollywood movies. But then they remember the average Russian learns to fist fight since 4 years old, and can only enter military if they can do 10+ pullups
    fat muricunts can join any branch with no requirements except a BMI of 27+

  • Ishyrion Av

    I noticed all humvee’s are followed by a gas tanker. Is this because those vehicles need to refuel permanently?
    I remember a joke, it was a hummer refueling at a gas station and… refueling….refueling… Still refueling… Someone in the line get angry and yelled at the hummer guy: “Can you please stop the engine while refueling?!!!”

  • cechas vodobenikov

    many of the comments, befitting a 9 yr old, particularly plastic Zion, do not deserve resposse–wishful thinking is reality for 9 yr narcissists

    • <>

      Why are you crying? Israel still hasn’t entered the war, but when we do join the U.S then you will beg for a ceasefire.

  • Tudor Miron

    I was interesting to see that at the beginning (Russian convoy approaching) US track was moving towards the road like they were going to block it but than they thought otherwise….

    • Bobo Voxar

      simple traffic rules…give a way from right – mainly in EU …

  • nyomarek

    Wonderful news!! Thank You SouthFront!