Erdogan has sent heavy weapons in Idlib ahead of the meeting with Putin
Turkey has sent the Syrian Idlib most recent batch of heavy weapons. It is reported by Hurriyet newspaper, citing sources in the armed forces of the country. It happened on the eve of the meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A convoy of 50 vehicles carrying tanks and other armored vehicles arrived in the town of Jisr al-Sugur, where there is one of the 12 observatories of the Turkish army in the region. According to RIA Novosti, the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan explains the strengthening of the armed forces in Idlib the need to protect the civilian population.
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North West province at the moment is the last major region of Syria, which is controlled by armed opposition groups. According to the statements of Moscow and Damascus, there to keep the defense not only rebels, but the militants of various terrorist groups, regularly attacking Syrian government forces.
Putin on 17 September met with Turkish leaders meeting in Sochi to discuss the situation in Idlib.
September 13, Syrian government troops launched an offensive on militants in the provinces of Idlib and Hama. The Russian military maneuvers were not involved.
7 September, the leaders of Russia and Turkey held trilateral talks in Tehran with Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani. The parties failed to reach a common solution to the conflict, so the Tehran Declaration to streamlined formulations and urged the militants to ceasefire.