The tension in Syria is escalating: Russian aviation also attacking in Aleppo

DAMASCUS, (BM) – The positions of terrorists in the north-west of Aleppo province attacked the Russian Aerospace Forces on June 7, learned, citing a Krasnaya Vesna source in Syria.

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According to the source, the Russian Air Force aircraft attacked and destroyed several buildings in the area of ​​the settlement of Darat Izza, in which fighters of the Al-Jeysh Al-Watani group took refuge. Note that there has not yet been official confirmation of the work of the Russian Air Force

As we reported earlier the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) launched heavy strikes on the jihadist bases near the Turkish border on Saturday

Today, fights between the militants of the Syrian opposition factions and the Kurds of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are fighting in the northwest of Aleppo. Militants supported artillery of the Turkish army.


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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