In conjunction with the stop of aerial bombardment within the Russian – Turkish agreement areas, large shipments of weapons enter for National Liberation Front

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained information from several reliable sources that military movements are taking place through the border between Iskenderun and Idlib, and in the details confirmed by the Syrian Observatory’s reliable sources: tens of trucks have entered Idlib province and its surroundings through Kafrluseen crossing, where about 185 trucks have entered under the supervision of the Turkish forces to the National Liberation Front, which is operating in Idlib province, the countryside of Hama and their surroundings, the sources confirmed that the trucks carry military equipment, weapons, and ammunition including missiles, also the sources confirmed that Kafrluseen crossing –which was opened by the Turkish authorities during the process of establishing control posts of the Turkish Forces in Idlib Province– have witnessed in the recent days the entry of these arms shipments, in conjunction with the absence of warplanes and helicopters of the regime and the Russians from the airspace areas of the Russian – Turkish truce in Aleppo, Hama, Idlib, and Latakia.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on the 1st of August 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a unity by 5 military formations, operating in the Syrian North and have been displaced to it, under the name the “National Liberation Front”, after meetings and consultations between representatives and commanders of Hayyaat Tahrir Syria, Suqour Al-Sham Brigades, Jaysh Al-Ahrar, Damascus Gathering, announcing themselves as the “core of the incoming Jaysh Al-Thawra”, while this unity announced its full military structure, and this merger comes more than two months after a previous merger under the same name, where the SOHR monitored in late May 2018, 11 factions announcing the formation of the “National Liberation Front”, where Al-Sham Corps, the 1st Coastal Division, the 2nd Coastal Division, the 1st Infantry Division, the Free Idlib Army, Jaysh al-Nasr, Jaysh al-Nukhba, the Second Army, Shuhada al-Islam (Darayya), Liwa Al-Huriyah, Division-23, announced the formation of this army in one statement announcing the launch of this new group, and the statement said: as a part of our duty to seek to unit the word of the rebel factions, and our awareness of the danger, risks and pain which Al-Sham territory suffered from, as a result of the division of theses factions, and as a correction to the past failures, and for seeking to cooperate with our brothers, in the coming responsibilities, the factions which signed this statement sought to form a new gathering under the name the “National Liberation Front”, and now we announce the birth of this new formation, and we invoke Allah to be a project that includes all revolutionary components that believes in the goals of our revolution and are devoted to its constants and seek to achieve them”.

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