The SDF meet Russia to understand what its position would be if Turkey decided to attack Ain Issa and Syrian Kurdistan
There are new developments on the situation in north east Syria, where there are concerns that Turkey may soon launch a large-scale offensive. The SDF leaders met with the commander of Russian forces in the Middle Eastern country, General Alexander Chayko, to discuss “issues of common interest”. The talks were formally dedicated to Ankara’s violations of the October 23 agreement (joint patrols between Federation soldiers and TAF in the area). The real focus was to understand what Moscow’s position would be in case there is actually a new Pace Spring operation in Ain Issa and in Kurdistan. By the way, obviously no details emerged, but the sudden meeting between the Kurdish forces and Russia – moreover at the highest levels – suggests that something important is moving.
The SAA, meanwhile, continues its offensive against militias south of Idlib. Objective: to take Barah
Meanwhile, the Syrian army (SAA) continues its offensive against militias in southern Idlib. Both with artillery and with raids on the ground. Objective: to conquer Barah. In the past few hours, there have been bombings by the SAA in Kafr A’wid and the entire quadrant. The rebels responded by attacking the soldiers with rockets on the eastern edge of the province, towards Talhia and Al-Bawabiya. Meanwhile, Turkey continues to send reinforcements to the area to protect the M4 in particular. The militiamen, pressed from Damascus to the south, in fact, will be forced to fall back on the highway. As a result, Ankara wants to prevent them from occupying or exploiting it to launch attacks on joint patrols with Russia. The last convoy, consisting of 25 vehicles, has just entered the Middle Eastern country from the Kafr Loosing pass and has headed towards the center of the province.
Iran, on the other hand, will help Damascus improve its anti-aircraft defenses, which are totally ineffective against the latest generation fighters. All-inclusive military cooperation agreement signed
In the meantime, Damascus tries to improve its anti-air defenses, which have proved completely ineffective against new generation fighters as confirmed by the periodic anonymous or Israeli incursions against pro-Iranian targets. By the way, it has signed an all-inclusive military cooperation agreement with Tehran, which also affects this component. The Islamic Republic will provide Syria with cutting-edge systems and expertise to increase its ability to detect “enemy” traces before it is too late. At the moment, however, there are no further details on the matter.