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2019-04-24 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian-Turkish demilitarized zone has only strengthened the jihadists
[MOBILE.ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian and Ottoman Turkish presidents reached an agreement on September 17th, 2018 to implement a 20km-deep "demilitarized zone" along the Syrian Arab Army-jihadist front-lines in the Idlib, Hama, Latakia, and Aleppo governorates.

However,
today is that tomorrow you were thinking about yesterday...
despite claims of successfully implementing the Sochi Agreement by both Russia and and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the most dubious NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
ally....

, the reality is that there is no demilitarized zone and there is no ceasefire.

In fact, the Sochi Agreement has done little to end the violence that is plaguing northwestern Syria.

The agreement itself is nothing more than Turkey protecting their interests in Idlib while they send their allied rebel forces (National Liberation Front
...the Turkic paramilitaries intended to replace with their native jihadi ferocity all the highly trained Turkish soldiers Sultan Erdogan I the much beloved has jailed in the last few years for not worshipping the ground he walks upon. The Uighurs and so forth who did not join Al Nusra or ISIS seem to have ended up here...
) to the front-lines with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Furthermore, as a result of this rebel redeployment, the jihadists from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
have taken over several areas in northwestern Syria, including most of western Aleppo.

With Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham now deeply embedded in western Aleppo, the total number of attacks on the quiet provincial capital have increased exponentially over the last two months.

The Russian Federation has repeatedly stated that the terrorist groups in the Aleppo and Idlib governorates must be eliminated, but there has been little movement on the ground and heavy resistance from their Ottoman Turkish partners, who maintain several observation posts in northwestern Syria.

Prior to this agreement, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham had suffered several devastating losses at the hands of the Syrian military; however, since September 2018, the jihadist group has been able to regroup and carry out many attacks against the government forces.

Posted by Fred 2019-04-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [128 views ]  Top
 File under: al-Nusra 

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