Turkish army soldiers stand guard as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew as part of a controversial operation against Kurdish rebels, on March 22, 2016 in Mardin, for Newroz celebration. Nowruz, the Farsi-language word for 'New Year', is an ancient Persian festival, celebrated on the first day of spring, March 21, in Central Asian republics, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran. / AFP PHOTO / ILYAS AKENGIN

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 A.M.) – The Turkish military sent a delegation to visit several towns in northern Hama and southern Idlib on Wednesday, opposition activists reported via social media.

According to these activists, the Turkish delegation met with the residents in these towns to discuss the latest developments around southern Idlib and northern Hama.

The activists said that the residents complained about the recent airstrikes from the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF); however, the Turkish military allegedly blamed Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham because they had violated the ceasefire in the region.

Furthermore, the Turkish military reportedly informed the residents of these towns in northern Hama and southern Idlib that they would retaliate if the Syrian Arab Army launched their offensive in these areas.

The opposition activists claimed that the Turkish military had recently brought a number of manpads to their observation posts in order to shoot down any helicopters or jets threatening the forces in these areas.

This move by the Turkish military comes as the Syrian Arab Army builds-up their forces around the Idlib Governorate for their upcoming offensive.

A source from the Syrian Arab Army told Al-Masdar last night that this move by the Turkish military is nothing more than a bluff.

The source added that the Russian military has had enough of the jihadist rebels in Jisr Al-Shughour and the Al-Ghaab Plain; especially, after their recent attacks on the Hmeymim Airbase.

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Long Live Syria
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Long Live Syria

If Turki is so concerned about these people then they should take the residents of Idlib & Hama into Turki.

Turki has expanded its territory by occupying Idlib & Hama through its proxies and brainwashing the local population that they will not be safe under SAA & President Assad.

Turki army is not battle hardened and its currency is falling and with a failing economy and weak lira ErDOG will not stad a chance. US is already screwing the Turks over the arrest of the pastor. Bad days ahead for Turki.

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Stern Daler

Hope You are right. Turkey has a large army.

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Stern Daler

Northern Cyprus 2.0. The Sultan shows his true colours now. As suspected for long.

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Jasminko Grdic

This time it’s not Greece or Cyprus, this thime it’s the BEAR whit who he play . Napoleon and Hitler also play with the Bear.

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Pedo erdo don’t understand
Half the WORLD waiting for
This. Who send death CULT into syria…
Who fund terror death cult
Dirty ottoman wet dreamersS
SAA REVENGE FOR ALL FALLEN COMRADES
BLAST THE FUCKERz
GOD on your side
MILLIONS praying for resolve
Stop SPREAD od pedo ottoman dreamers
Afrin belong to syria