Turkish-backed rebels hold a position at the town of Azaz. Courtesy of Depot Photos.

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – Russia has given their Turkish partners 24 hours to withdraw their allied militants from the demilitarized zone in northwestern Syria or else the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will resume their offensive.

According to a military source in the Hama Governorate, this demand was agreed upon by both parties during the Astana Peace Conference in the Kazakh capital.

The source said if the militants do not withdraw their forces, the Syrian Arab Army will resume their offensive to retake the entire northern part of the Hama Governorate.

The Syrian Arab Army previously halted their offensive in northern Hama in favor a ceasefire with the militants in northwestern Syria.

However, since the conditional ceasefire was put in place, the hostilities in northern Hama have continued, with both parties trading attacks along the Hama-Idlib axis.

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Long Live Syria
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Long Live Syria

Honestly Russia should tell Turki to go fock off and go ahead and cleanse Hama from all the Jihadis whether they are Turki supported or not Turki supported. Whole world knows all the Jiadis are Turki supported so let us not give them any different color, all of them are under Turki control in one way o another. If you keep up the momentum and continuously blast the h**l out of the Jihadis they will eventually get out of Hama into Idlib. This will give a clear message to HTS & Turki that SAA & Russia have decided to end… Read more »

al-Nakba v2.0
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al-Nakba v2.0

Erdogan loaned money from Russian banks to buy S-400 and the nuke plant

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Nestor Arapa

Si Rusia quiere recuperar la confianza con el pueblo Sirio, no solo debe pedir retirar a su socio de la zona desmilitarizada, al contrario debe pedir a Erdogan que se lleve a sus mercenarios a su nación.

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Also give the Turks 24 hours to leave.

al-Nakba v2.0
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al-Nakba v2.0

Let’s hope Putin decides for a little more, e.g. Tu-160, Tu-95 and Tu-22M carpet bombing, and I mean real one, not like when Tu-22M were sent and dropped less FAB-250 [10-12] per aircraft than an old MiG-23 can carry! Why not using RBK-500 in serious numbers : each has 15 submunitions with seekers, shooting an EFP (explosive formed penetrator) against any vehicle in range, the system turns under the parachute. You can see how it works at 0:39 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stTvLZ-I2_0 Can’t tell for the Russian ones, but the US’ CBU-105 can shoot at artillery guns too and has 40 submunitions instead… Read more »

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Now that Turkeys purchase of the s400 is complete, Russia feels comfortable giving ultimatums. The check must have cleared.

al-Nakba v2.0
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al-Nakba v2.0

Nope, it’s a 48 months money loan, just like for cars when you’re poor.

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Troll, do you get paid to linger on a this website all day everyday to repeat this nonsense or are you actually ddumb enough to do it for free?