Syrian army discovered a huge arms depot with US-made missiles
DAMASCUS, (BM) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has discovered an ammunition depot for an American heavy anti-tank missile system in the province of Daraa, citing a source in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Krasnaya Vesna.
“The SAA has discovered weapons and ammunition, including American TOW missiles, as well as half a million different kinds of terrorist shells in the province of Daraa,” the source said.
The bulk of the province of Daraa is under the control of the SAA. In the south of the region, terrorist activity remains.
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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