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Unusual Movements Of Russian Forces Around Idlib

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Unusual Movements Of Russian Forces Around Idlib

FILE IMAGE: Russian Military Police service members are in Syria

In the afternoon of January 9, Russian forces withdrew from their observation post in the town of Abu Dali in the government-held part of the northern Hama countryside, according to Nedaa Syrian. The news outlet’s report said that the forces withdrew to the nearby town of Tulaysiyah.

Two days ago, Russian forces began working to establish a new military base in the Salba hill south of the town of Hayalin in the northwestern Hama countryside. Local sources said that the forces deployed several military and engineering vehicles in the town.

These unusual Russian movements led to a state of panic among Syrian opposition activists and leaders. Many figures accused Moscow of taking advantage of the ongoing attack of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) [the former branch of al-Qaeda in Syria] on Turkish-backed militants and preparing to launch an attack on the governorate of Idlib.

“What’s happening in Idlib is the wish of the Russians, the Iranians and the head of the Syrian regime, Bashar al-Assad,” the Syrian news outlet Enab Baladi quoted Brigadier General Ahmed Berri, a commander of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), as saying

In the course of its ongoing attack, HTS imposed control of the majority of the opposition-held part of the western Aleppo countryside and the northwestern Hama countryside and in fact defeated the Turkish-backed Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement and Ahrar al-Sham Movement.

The group is currently preparing to launch a new attack on the remaining Turkish-backed militants in the southern Idlib countryside. Opposition activists fear that if HTS captures that region, Russia will withdraw from the demilitarized zone agreement with Turkey and attack terrorists in Idlib.

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  • Tudor Miron

    Yup, mr Ahmed Berri – you guessed right. Your time is coming soon.

    • jako

      As reward for his good guessing he will receive a Russian hand grenade up his ass.
      He should better shut up and prepare Syrian flag and Assad’s photo and put them in right place when liberators of Idlib arrive.

    • FlorianGeyer

      More refugees for the EU/UK.

      This time all of them are US and NATO trained ‘freedom fighters’ who will free the EU from the shackles of its phony Democracy :)

      Karma indeed :)

      • Neil

        I’m reminded of the man who blew up the Ariana Grande concert; he had been sent from UK with his parents (known Islamist extremists with passports siezed) by UK MI to Libya to overthrow Ghadafi. Then he was welcomed back in UK. Playing with fire!

        • Brother Ma

          Typical retarded sneaky behaviour of the ruling class amongst US vassal states. Like camels through an eyes of needles,honourable intelligent people are highly unlikely in such comprador circles.

        • FlorianGeyer

          Blowback is never expected by Libtarded politicians but it always occurs. :)

      • Tudor Miron

        You are right but it would be so nice to accomodate them in various Clinton’s modest mansions. Together they could share and celebrate all those shiny values and all.

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Nope, the EU has closed its borders, these headchopping fuckwit cowards will now wreak havoc in Turkey and other regional nations. I am sure their Zionist and Americunt masters have other plans like in Ukraine and other trouble spots.

        • Promitheas Apollonious

          Italy close her borders yes, not EU.

          • Zionism = EVIL

            Only Spain is allowing some boat people from Africa. Every other European nation, including bankrupt Greece and Balkan mini states have borders closed. Hungary regularly tortures and abuses migrants. However, the headchoppers mostly are EU citizens and it will be interesting how their masters handle them.

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            check again you are not correct. Greece has not close her borders and where is turkish and albanian control they recruit who ever is coming in as part of their new armies in the balkan area.

          • Jens Holm

            Thats mainly lies. Most comming from You also are normal people. Unfortunatly Balkans do have big vcriminel traditions – But most there as well as incommers are not as You descriebe at all.

          • AM Hants

            Who funds it all?

            Something Strange Is Taking Place In The Mediterranean… https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-04/something-strange-taking-place-mediterranean

          • Jens Holm

            Its a 2 year old link selling admitage.

            Which part do You read “who funds it all”.
            .

          • AM Hants

            Who funds it all, posted by me, was a question.

            The archived article, applies today, as much as 2 years ago. Have those NGOs been closed down? How much Government funding do they generate?

          • Tommy Jensen

            American private mercenary companies working 24/7 to pour refugees without papers into Europe.

          • Jens Holm

            That correct. Spains are not allowing. They cant avoid.

            1) Most ISIS are not from Europe at all
            2) I think all has made changes in their laws jailing those ISIS for more years
            3) We dont want the citicens back, which has no local passport. Keep them. They are Yours ever.

        • Brother Ma

          You are wrong. The Er DOG an just pushes them into Greece and whips up Islamist hatred for the Eu when doing it.

        • Sinbad2

          Closing borders won’t stop these people, civilian refugees yes, but not trained fighters.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Israel has to become a pluri ethnic State
        to solve Middle-East problems their Theocratic presence has created

        Kurds are already Israel Proxy Djihad,

        they should become Israelis “Guest”

        to teach them Democracy and Diversity for Palestinians coming back home….

        Israel Ashkenazis can enjoy the US

        where they have already Politicians Stock in Congress and Hollywood…

        Or back to their Kahzar roots in Central Asia !

        • Jens Holm

          Westbank is Syria too. If You want peace with Netayahu, You can take those as new spendable sheep for Assads and get Golan back.

      • AM Hants

        Wonder if they will take the M6 route, to social benefits?

        M6 closure: Lorry driver arrested after ‘migrants’ found… https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-46815584

        • FlorianGeyer

          I would prefer they took the M25 route and kept going round it AM :)

          • AM Hants

            LOL, especially in rush hour, with all junctions closed. Why does ‘Magic Roundabout’ come to mind?

      • Tommy Jensen

        It gives jobs and funding for liberals. Its their profit models or “interests” to say it more politely.

        • FlorianGeyer

          Correct :)

    • Brother Ma

      A leader of one branch of turcoalphabets who had a falling out with another branch. Yawn…please Putin and Assad , rain hot lead on them all.

    • Hah. Putin didn’t intervene in Donbass and let Poroshenko slaughter civilians 5 years. And they were HIS OWN people (Russian), not strangers.
      How can you dare predict that Russia will attack IDLIB against Erdogan’s will ?
      The consequences for Russia would be severe (SouthStream gas pipeline contract, access from Black Sea to Mediterraenan, S400 contract….)

      • Tudor Miron

        Telemetrie (the fact that you change your nick constantly tells a lot), I understand that anti Putin agenda is your bread and butter, but do you seriously hope that someone on SF will buy that crap that you post? Just curious.

  • BL

    As I’ve said countless times before, push the dogs towards Turkey, don’t kill them off. Let Turkey fight it out against its own proxy terrorists. You save both resources and we get to enjoy watching the brainwashed low IQ Turkified Greeks fighting it out against their Salafi dogs they intended to use for conquering the region.

    • Brother Ma

      Excellent plan. I have said so as well.

  • J Roderet

    This Berri dude has two choices, get blown to smithereens in Idlib or run to exile in the West. Guess which option he’ll choose (i.e. meet your new, head-chopping neighbor).

  • Zionism = EVIL

    Let’s hope Russia whacks these fuckwit scum terrorists, so far Russia’s “partners” have only killed Russians without any fear of retaliation.

  • RichardD

    It looks like the Turks are getting their proxies out of Idlib so that clearing operations can resume and they’l have nothing to object to if they do.

  • RichardD

    Who is paying these non Turk proxy terrorists taking over Idlib? NATO is sanctioning Rusia, Iran and Syria for fighting terrorists because the Syrian government coallition won’t let the NATO, GCC, Jew funded and managed terrorists carry out the regime change that the Jews want. The hypocrisy is blatant.

    • Jens Holm

      If You still dont know, then You never will. Do something else, if it frustrates You.

  • RichardD

    My guess is that the Turks are trying to engineer a soft landing for their proxy terrorists. While the terrorists that they didn’t support who would be used against Turkey as part of the Yinon plan will be cleared by the Syrian government coalition.

    • Brother Ma

      Turkey supported them all. It is only now that some no longer listen to the the Renegade Christian -spawned Erdogan.

  • RichardD

    Idlib has clearly been set up as a terrorist kill box of the type that the Syrian government coalition has used many times before. Those who the Turks don’t let into Afrin are going to be dealt with militarily on an as needed basis.

    It’s getting to the point where there’s nowhere elso to send them. The Kurds don’t want them. Maybe that’s why the Dier Ezzor pocket of Isis has been left uncleared, so that they can be sent there as one last place go before there are no others.

  • Xoli Xoli

    France Macroni,May of Britain, Merkel puppet Japan, South Korea and parasites puppets Poroshenko chocolate boy Latvia and Poland is coming.Lots of head chopping heart eating rapefugees are about to jump over your border fences.I hope their will get good status by becoming free heart eating head chopping rapefugees NATO own global world family. Currently their are Free Syrian Army in sovereign country were their terrorized, rape decapitated, loot,sabotage, steal and caused havoc under special terrorist promoter country USA,FRANCE, GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, CANADA and shameless puppets of NATO.

    • Zionism = EVIL

      30,000 Salafist headchoppers were recruited by CIA, Mossad, Turkish and Wahhabi feudal states in European mosques and in North America and Australia. Perhaps, Russians, Iranians and SAA/Hezbollah have killed half, but still a lot of headchoppers with western passports still roaming around angry. The blowback to Europe will start in a couple of years after the Syrian situation runs its course.

      • Jens Holm

        Raviol with crude oil asphalt and sulphur.

  • Xoli Xoli

    I hope arrogant Erdogan and tomahawkTrump will have another meeting which is against Astana peace agreement.Erdogan is exposed by our Jesus the God but he still work around with big rusted knife with which he always stabbed Putin.Rowani,Assad and Trump never give him their backs out of fear for that dirty knife.

  • AM Hants

    So needed. Good luck Russia. I wonder if the US will hand over their illegal bases to Russia, as a leaving gift. Ha-ha, would be worth it to witness the hysteria, from the White Helmet fund holders.