Tanks and armours vehicles | Turkish forces strengthen presence in strategic military post in Jabal Al-Zawiyah • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Tanks and armours vehicles | Turkish forces strengthen presence in strategic military post in Jabal Al-Zawiyah

Idlib province: SOHR activists have reported that Turkish forces have reinforced a military post on the outskirts of Al-Ruwaiha village eastern to Jabal Al-Zawiyah Idlib countryside.

The military reinforcement comprised tanks, armoured vehicles and personnel carriers. The importance of the military post comes from the fact that it overviews Ma’arar Al-Na’man city and the International Road “M5”.

Earlier today, SOHR activists reported that after Turkish forces conducted military exercises for Syrian fighters operating under Turkey-backed formations on various weapons, armoured vehicles, anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles, in Idlib, SOHR reliable sources reported that 25 officers of Turkish special forces entered Idlib province in north western Syria, to begin a training aimed at preparing 1,500 fighters of special forces to combat with Turkish soldiers in the event of war.
According to Syrian Observatory sources, the fighters will undergo high-difficulty intensive military exercises similar to Turkish military training at Mastoumeh Camp, Taftanaz Airport, Jabal Al-Nabi Ayyub in Idlib and Al-Tawamah positions and Abyan west of Aleppo.
On January 9, Reliable sources informed SOHR that Turkish forces officers have given a technical course on using the man-portable anti-aircraft missiles in Al-Mastomaha camp near Idlib city.
It is worth mentioning that the Turkish forces have been preparing for conducting full training for the Syrian fighters on anti-aircrafts weapons to use it in areas under control of “Putin-Erdoghan”.
According to SOHR, the current stage will focus on theoretical lessons on how to use the weapons that will be followed, in few days, by practical round for the excellent Syrian trainees who are estimated by 150.
With this course, the Turkish forces would have finished a training course on anti-armoured, Anti-artillery and ant-heavy machine weapons for more than 1,000 Syrian fighters serving under Turkey-backed factions in areas under control of the “de-escalation” zone.

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