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Turkey continues to increase military presence in Syria

Source : 112 Ukraine

A new Turkish military convoy of 20 armored vehicles and trucks is spotted there
10:56, 10 May 2020

AFP

Turkey continues to increase its presence in Syria, transferring troops and equipment to the country, as the Syrian Center for Monitoring Human Rights reports.

“A new Turkish military convoy of 20 armored vehicles and trucks transporting material and technical equipment was recorded in Syria passing through the Kafr Luzin crossing on the border with Iskenderun," the statement said.

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The monitoring center claims that Turkey continues to send more and more troops as reinforcements in northwestern Syria.

"From February 2 to today, SOHR activists tracked the entry into Syria of more than 6,485 trucks and military vehicles, including tanks, personnel, armored vehicles and military radars," the report says.

In addition, it is reported that the number of Turkish soldiers deployed over the same period in Idlib and Aleppo exceeded 10,300.

As we reported before, the Kremlin rejected allegations made by the United Nations that Russia may have committed war crimes in Syria last year.

According to the Russian side, the U.N. investigators are in no position to know what is happening on the ground.

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