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Turkish Military Delegation Scouts Syria’s Hama Regions for New Post

Following their withdrawal from a number of observation points, a Turkish military delegation has been searching for new locations to establish observation points writes North Press.
Turkish Military Delegation Scouts Syria’s Hama Regions for New Post

A Turkish military delegation scouted regions of the al-Ghab Plain in the western countryside of Hama on Monday, in preparation for establishing a new observation point.

The military delegation moved from Jabal al-Zawiya, southern Idleb, towards Qastoun town in the al-Ghab Plain, west of Hama near the Syrian government Jourin camp, field sources told North Press.

The visit of the Turkish military delegation came in as part of preparations to establish a new observation post under the de-escalation zone agreement signed between Russian and Turkey, the sources added.  

The scouting visit of the Turkish delegation was followed by military reinforcements that have been entering the southern countryside of Idleb since Sunday.

The reinforcements, including dozens of military vehicles, which entered Turkish bases in Jabal al-Zawiya, according to field sources. 

Turkey started establishing military posts in northwestern Syria in October 2017, after it agreed with Russia to establish a de-escalation zone.  


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