Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey and its supporting Syrian rebel groups, begins a military operation in Syrian Idlib, where the Alliance of jihadists blocks attempts to reach a truce between rebels and the Syrian government. About it reports Reuters.
Erdogan said the operation is part of the agreement on de-escalation reached between Turkey, Iran and Russia.
“Today in Idlib Syria is serious operation and it will continue,” Erdogan said.
“Now this step is done, and he continues,” he said, adding that the Turkish forces still are not involved, and that while it was an operation of the rebels.
He said that Russia supports the operation from the air.
On 6 October, Syrian government forces entered one of the last in Syria controlled by the Islamic state terrorists in the city of Mayadin.