BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:10 P.M.) – The Turkish military has added a half dozen observation posts in the northwestern region of Syria recently in an effort to block the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) from launching a new offensive inside the Idlib Governorate.
According to a report from southern Idlib last week, the Turkish military met with the residents of several towns inside and near the demilitarized zone that was established during the Sochi meeting on September 17th, 2018.
The report said the Turkish military offered to rent the lands from the residents so that they could construct more observation posts and block any future Syrian Army offensive inside the Idlib Governorate.
Since this meeting, several new Turkish military observation posts have been seen in southern Idlib.
Some of these new observation posts have been sighted at the towns of Khan Sheikhoun and Tal Toukan.
However, the largest concentration of these observation posts is in the Abu Dhuhour area of southeast Idlib.
This large concentration of observation posts is likely due to the Abu Dhuhour humanitarian crossing that is currently manned by their forces and the Russian military.