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Russia has probably killed dozens of Turkish soldiers in Syria, Pompeo said

WASHINGTON, (BM) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the losses of the Turkish army in Syria were enormous. According to him, despite the numerical superiority of the Turkish army in Idlib and Aleppo, after trying to confront Russia, Ankara lost dozens of soldiers killed in Syria, VOA reported, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

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“We believe Russia has killed dozens of Turkish military personnel in the course of their military operation,” Pompeo told reporters, without naming a specific incident.

Given the information provided by the American side, the media suggested that in reality, Turkey could conceal the true losses in Syria, since it was the complete defeat of the Turkish army that caused Recep Erdogan to demand immediate negotiations with Moscow regarding the creation of a de-escalation zone in Idlib.

Earlier, it was actually reported that at least three dozen Turkish military were killed as a result of the air strike, however, the Russian side completely rejected any accusations of its address, noting that, in response to the request, Ankara said that it did not have information about the location of its military in this area.

Nevertheless, experts saw one important feature in the Pompeo statement – the US Secretary of State openly criticized Turkey as one of the largest NATO members in total inefficiency even in operations against the Syrian army

Experts believe that the losses of the Syrian army are even smaller than the losses of the Turkish military, especially with regard to technology.

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