“Turkey will not be able to escalate unless it gets U.S. military support, and that is very unlikely,” the writer says.
Strikes and casualties occurred.
The Syrian Armed Forces are still targeting the supply lines and movement axes of militant groups backed by Turkey.
Military confrontations have been ongoing over the past 24 hours in Syria’s Idlib between the Syrian Armed Forces on one hand, and Turkish troops and militants on the other hand.
The Arab Syrian Army captured on Thursday Saraqib city located in the eastern countryside of Idlib.
The Syrian Armed Forces continue to achieve advances northwestern Syria amid militant attacks against gas facilities and engagements with Turkish troops.
Four Turkish soldiers were killed and nine wounded, one of them seriously, in shelling by Syrian regime forces in northwest Syria’s Idlib region on Monday.
The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria announced on Thursday that government forces restored control over 27 residential areas in Idlib’s de-escalation zone.
The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has registered 24 ceasefire breaches in Syria over the past 24 hours.
In follow-up to recent telephone conversations Putin had with his foreign colleagues, the participants discussed the developments in Syria with a focus on the increased terrorist activity in Idlib, the Kremlin reported Friday.
The Syrian army has removed all landmines planted by militants in Idlib countryside, northern Syria, said Syrian Field Commander Mohsen Idris on Saturday.
The world body has called for "immediate de-escalation" and warned of further mass displacement if the violence continues.
It added that the Russian army haven't carried out any humanitarian operations over the past 24 hours.
Shoukry has warned of the threat that can be posed if foreign fighters move from Syria's Idlib to other countries in the region.
Turkey's defence ministry said on Friday the borders of the demilitarized zone to be set up in Syria's Idlib region
Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive.
The ministers met on the sidelines of the 150th ordinary session of the Arab League (AL) Council chaired by Sudan.
Russia hopes for a peaceful resolution of the situation in Syria's rebel-held province of Idlib.
A Syrian government offensive in Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey, Europe and beyond, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said.
Air strikes hit parts of Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Friday, a war monitor said