BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:40 A.M.) – A number of soldiers from the Syrian military were killed or wounded during the fierce clashes in northwestern Syria on Tuesday.

According to a military source in the city of Mhardeh, over 15 soldiers from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and National Defense Forces (NDF) were either killed or wounded in the Hama, Idlib, and Latakia provinces.

The majority of the Syrian military’s casualties came when the jihadist rebels in the Al-Ghaab Plain fired a barrage of missiles and artillery shells towards the government positions near the town of Joureen.

In response to this powerful attack by the jihadist rebels, the Syrian Arab Army responded with a barrage of surface-to-surface missiles towards the militant-held towns of Ziyara and Tal Wasit.

The Syrian Arab Army expanded their assault to the towns of Al-Lataminah and Lahaya shortly after their attack on the jihadist positions in the Al-Ghaab Plain.

With the jihadist rebels refusing to leave the Idlib buffer zone, the Syrian Arab Army finds themselves in a tough bind.

Turkey has repeatedly stated that they will not allow the Syrian Army to push into the Idlib province, despite the fact that they agreed to force the jihadist rebels to withdraw from the designated demilitarized zones.

The Syrian Army is now awaiting directions from their Russian and Iranian partners, who are their intermediary with the Turkish regime.

 

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Well Turkey if you can’t make these idiots leave then move aside and allow someone who will or get over run yourselves. I am sure Russia knew you wouldn’t be able too fulfill your part of the agreement and paint yourselves into a corner when they signed the agreement..

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Like I have stated time and time again, how many poor soldiers must perish to appease erDOGan and his death cults? Begin a full scale offensive and wipe out this infestation…..c’mon Russia. I believe in a simple principle, you ask, you tell and then you make the terrorist comply.

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My sympathies for the relatives and friends of the brave, fallen Syrian soldiers.

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Weldon Cheek

The syrians should do a massive barage of missiles and when the islamist rats run into their shelters the russians should precision strike the main ones with kaliber etc from their mini armada thats building up off the coast.

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My suggestion would be that while the Syrian Government and the Kurds don’t have an agreement, they could at least co-ordinate their push-back against the Turkish backed rebels in different parts of N. Syria. that way the Turks would have their hands full. What say you SDF, YPG, etc?

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Chauhan Chauhan

Russia should tell Erdogon that he should move all the moderate fighters to euprate shield area and also those civilian for time being and let SAA deal with this whabhi extremist . Russia should send last warning to Turkey and give them maximum 10days more.

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Burn in h**l scum

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

WOW, how well the Turkey-Russia agreement is working (for the terrorists).