BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:45 P.M.) – The Turkish regime is pushing for a new ceasefire deal around the Idlib deescalation zone after their rebel allies lost a great deal of territory in northwestern Hama.

Speaking to Al-Masdar from Damascus, a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) officer said that Ankara is pushing Moscow for an open-ended ceasefire in northwestern Syria.

The officer said Turkey wants to prevent any more Syrian Army advances in northwestern Syria, while also demanding that the latter withdraw from the areas they recently captured.

He would add that Russia is resisting Turkey’s pleas because they have made similar requests in the past and they have repeatedly failed to deliver on their promises.

Turkey was supposed to force the rebel groups to withdraw from the demilitarized zone last October; however, the militant groups remained inside this region, prompting the Syrian military to increase their presence along the front-lines.

As of now, the Syrian Army has halted its offensive in northwestern Syria, but this could change in the coming days if Russia and Turkey cannot reach an agreement.

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Turkey has invaded northern parts of Syria and is occupying that territory against the wishes of the legitimate Syrian Government and the local people there. Not only that, but the Turks have failed to hold their side of bargain with to restrain theirs and other jihadis in the Syrian territory that they control. There is also the Turkish subtext of wanting to expand Turkish boundaries as part of neo-Ottomanism. Therefore, as it logically follows, the Turks are not going to be an honest party to any settlement in Syria and therefore are actually more part of the problem. The Russians… Read more »

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Turks’ romantic dream of reviving Ottoman empire has turned into b****y nightmare. Hope they wake up and leave Syria the sooner the better.

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Message to Turkey : you’re not the Ottoman Empire. Know your place, you’re no alpha-male, if you’re not happy, you can return to Mongolia where there is more ‘Lebensraum”

+++ “while also demanding that the latter withdraw from the areas they recently captured.”
=> Whatabout Turkey withdraw from Cyprus, Thrace and Anatolia?
Know your place : Mongolia.

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Israeli Khazars are also Turk Mongolian fake jews from Central Asia

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It’s not my problem : Israel isn’t threatening our Greek and Cyprus brothers and sisters and they don’t occupy parts of the EU like Northern Cyprus, Thrace and Greek capital city Constantinople. Thus, for your culture, genetic studies on Jews have found no substantive evidence of a Khazar origin among Ashkenazi Jews, as opposed to evidence they have mixed Near Eastern/Mediterranean and Southern European origins. Now, even if your myth was true, and it isn’t, since Ashkenazi who did the Alyah usually married with Mizrahi Jews, you now have 90% of Israeli with direct Levantine-Jew linkage, so your narrative falls… Read more »

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“Ceasefire talks between Turkey and Russia have collapsed. Turkey wanted the Syrian Army to withdraw from the areas they recently captured – Russia refused.”
– Leith Aboufadel Twitter account
https://twitter.com/leithfadel/status/1134105652492738560

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Turquía país agresor no tiene derecho a opinar con respecto a Siria, por tanto, Putín no debe ser un tonto útil al servicio de Erdogan.
La ofensiva debe continuar hasta expulsar a los grupos terroristas y devolver a su amo, quiero decir Erdogan debe recoger su manada.