BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 P.M.) – Two of the largest jihadist groups in northwest Syria have allegedly rejected the Idlib agreement that was established by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday in Sochi.

According to opposition activists via social media, both Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (formerly Jaysh Al-Fateh) and the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) have rejected the Idlib demilitarized zone agreement.

While nothing is official, it is expected that these jihadist groups will not accept the Idlib demilitarized zone agreement because it labels both of them as terrorist organizations.

With the Turkestan Islamic Party’s large presence in the Jisr Al-Shughour District of Idlib and the Jabal Al-Akrad region of Latakia, it is very likely that the Russian government will pressure the Turkish regime to either eliminate this group or let the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) do so.

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michael
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that’s great news…..now the only real option is to take out those that can’t comply…..why create an incubator for raising more torrorists..

Muriel
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Those who don’t know how to live with others after all this time and all these chances can only be destroyed. They will never live peacefully with anyone.

Daeshbags-Sux
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There is a rule of thumb many still not get : DO NOT NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORISTS! Just look what happened with the Arafat gang… PLO proved themselves ultra-toxic : between 1964 and 1994, they were responsible of a coup attempt that killed 30,000 in Jordan, then a civil war that killed 150-180k in Lebanon. The Lebanon case killed twice as much as 70 years of Tsahal. Oslo-II would have worked had PLO been true to its word, but they weren’t. Terrorist one day, terrorist always. Any behaviour change is taqiyya (deception), period! These dudes are violent fanatics and totally obsessional…… Read more »

Deo Cass
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All wars in the Moiddle East are triggerred by the Zio/Nazi tyranny occupying Palestine openly or covertly.

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Nestor Arapa

Buena oportunidad para empezar la ofensiva desde Latakia para cerrar la frontera con Turquía, es donde tiene presencia estos grupos terroristas

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ziad welds

wonderful ,,so the deal is off then

Daeshbags-Sux
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Any hope of rationality is useless when it comes to religious fanatics.
Negotiations are just a tactic for them in other to reload and reorganise after having taken hits.
Terminate them once and for all and do not stop when you have momentum, that is the way to do!

Gerd Görges
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It seems that this strange demilitarised zone was just a ruse. Probably in order to legitimise a Turkish offensive against their own jihadis. Maybe the government + Russia and “moderate rebels” + Turkey will now attack from both sides, dividing Idlib between each other. I wouldn’t be surprised if Erdogan and Putin had already agreed on the demarcation line.

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There is no need for Putin to ask the Turkish regime permission to let the Syrian government forces to attack the terrorists who with the Turkish regime forces are illegally occupying Syrian sovereign soil. Idleb is part of Syria not of Turkey. The Syrian government forces have every right to target the terrorists posing an existential threath to the sovereign Syrian state without permission from anybody. It is their fundamental right sanctioned by the UN charter and international law.