BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 A.M.) – Just hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin completed his phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Russian Air Force began a massive assault on the jihadist positions in northwestern Syria.

According to a military source in Hama city, the Russian Air Force began their attack during the afternoon hours, just as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was advancing along the Idlib-Hama axis.

The source said the Russian Air Force first attacked the last jihadist positions in northwestern Hama, hitting a number of sites around Al-Hobeit and Tal Sakher.

Following this attack, the Russian Air Force let loose a large number of airstrikes on northeastern Latakia and western Idlib, with the majority of the strikes targeting the key city of Jisr Al-Shughour.

The Russian Air Force would conclude their assault by targeting the jihadist rebels in western and southwestern Aleppo.

The source added the Russian Air Force struck the jihadist-held town of Khan Al-Assal, along with Khalseh and Zammar, which are also in the Aleppo countryside.

 

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The Russians were extremely patient with the Turks. Erdogan of Turkey on the other hand was duplicitous with regards to the demilitarized zone. So in response to the jihadi provocations the Bear acted. Now the Turks have to pack up their illegal observation posts and withdraw. That is good for the Syrian people as a whole.

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Yes The Bear has been patiently observing also. Not good for Turks and their terrorists. Ditto for all Proxies.