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A US military patrol was under fire in Syria, an American soldier was killed

DAMASCUS, (BM) – A US Army officer and two members of the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed on April 6 in the village of Al-Suar in the province of Deir Ez-Zor, learned Bulgarian Military citing the Syrian news agency SANA.

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According to the source, the assassination was carried out by unidentified men who organized an ambush on a convoy of armored vehicles in the village. The body of an American soldier was taken to the base of the international coalition in the city of Al-Shadadi in the province of Hasaka.

Note, on April 5, the source of the IA Red Spring in Syria reported that in the south of Hasaka province under mysterious circumstances the American military was killed.

Background

In February, Turkey lost at least 62 troops killed in Syria, nearly 100 soldiers were wounded, dozens of Turkish armored vehicles were destroyed and more than ten drones, including drone, were shot down. Washington has repeatedly accused Moscow of involvement in the deaths of Turkish soldiers, Russia rejects these allegations.

In early March, the presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, concluded an agreement according to which a ceasefire came into force in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad later said that if the US and Turkish military did not leave the country, Damascus would be able to use force.

The reason for the Russian-Turkish negotiations was a sharp aggravation of the situation in Idlib, where in January a large-scale offensive by the Syrian army against the positions of the armed opposition and terrorists began.

Government forces recaptured nearly half of the Idlib de-escalation zone and left behind a number of Turkish observation posts. After that, Ankara sharply increased its military contingent in the region and launched the operation “Spring Shield” to push the Syrian troops. Turkey is also supported by militants loyal to it.

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