Turkey strikes at Syrian army positions


Ankara quickly shifted from promises of revenge to business: Turkish aviation and artillery attacked the positions of the Syrian Arab army in Idlib province.


During a press conference in Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the attacks are in response to today's shelling of Turkish troops, which killed four soldiers.

In particular, the Turkish leader said:

Turkish F-16s and howitzers continue to strike at regime targets. About 40 points became our goals. As a result of the fire, 30-35 Syrians were neutralized.

According to Erdogan, after the incident, as a result of which the military personnel died, Russian and Turkish generals are in constant contact and Russia received a message in advance warning about the strike on the positions of the Syrian army.

Recall that the Ministry of National Defense of Turkey reported that today in the area of ​​the settlement of Sarakib in Idlib the positions of the Turkish army were fired.

As a result of the shelling, four were killed and nine Turkish soldiers were injured. According to the military department, the shelling was carried out by units of the Syrian army, which was warned of the positions of Turkish troops.
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  1. gorenina91 Offline
    gorenina91 (Irina) 3 February 2020 12: 55
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    ... Russian and Turkish generals are in constant contact, and Russia received a message in advance with a warning about an attack on the positions of the Syrian army.

    Turkish F-16s and howitzers continue to strike at regime targets. About 40 points became our goals. As a result of the fire, 30-35 Syrians were neutralized.

    - Figase ... - This is a war .. when the "sworn friend" threshes Assad’s troops, which Russia contains and arms, and for the sake of whose support this whole "Syrian company" of Russia began ... - And for this, this "sworn friend" "we just need to make Russia a warning message about a strike on the positions of the Syrian army." - And that's all right ...
    - And to Erdogan, as always ... - Russia only touches touchingly: "You are our prankster and pamperer .."
  2. Let the Turks in the Amer squall, it will be very interesting!
  3. Fulgur Offline
    Fulgur (Fulgur) 3 February 2020 16: 21
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    If the Syrians are “masters” of their territory, then why haven’t they done away with ISIS and amers over the years? And if not the owners, then what kind of shooter had to be shot, albeit temporarily, but ally of his patron? Business? Well, get it and sign it.
  4. Bitter Offline
    Bitter (Gleb) 3 February 2020 22: 00
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    ... Russian and Turkish generals are in constant contact, and Russia received a message in advance with a warning about an attack on the positions of the Syrian army.

    About 40 points became our goals. As a result of the fire, 30-35 Syrians were neutralized.

    Something is not clear, the Russian generals received a warning about the strike, but the Syrians did not.

    As a result of the shelling, four were killed and nine Turkish soldiers were injured.

    In the same way, it is not clear why Russian generals did not warn the Turkish army that the Syrians were preparing shelling.
    Do strategists and tactics play spoiled phones, giveaways, or are they waiting for another “magic” pendell?

    Turkish F-16 ...

    Here it would take and "ground" a couple, but as soon as

    Ankara quickly shifted from promises of revenge to business ...

    The Syrian-Russian team, it seems, suddenly lost the harness again and now somehow does not harness for a long time, although, it would seem, they should only wait for a convenient moment. recourse
  5. nov_tech.vrn Offline
    nov_tech.vrn (Michael) 4 February 2020 15: 08
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    Russian ZRPK "Shell" repelled a massive missile strike by Turkey on Syria.

    Attempts by the Turkish military to launch an unexpected attack against the Syrian government forces in the north-eastern part of the Arab Republic ended in a catastrophic failure for the Turkish military command. Thanks to the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft defense systems located along the front line, most of the Turkish military missiles launched were brought down on approach, and therefore, the dead and injured were avoided.

    According to various sources, the air assets of the Syrian army, and it is mainly about the Pantsir-S air defense missile systems, previously delivered to the Arab Republic by the Russian military, shot down about 40 Turkish missiles aimed at the main position areas of the Syrian military. Part of the missiles nevertheless caused some damage to the Syrian army, however, as local sources note, the Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar’s data that it was about 76 dead Syrian military are absolutely fake.

    “Turkey can only lie about its achievements. There are several victims and material damage, but the rest is fake, ”one of the Syrian troops said.
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