Armed forces in the region were rearranged.
The Turkish authorities have decided to strengthen military forces in the border area with Syria due to military operations in Idlib. By the turn began to pull tanks and special forces.
Accordingly, Ankara, the newspaper notes, preparing for a likely influx of refugees from the region in the event of active hostilities.
Moreover, the strengthening of the border, from the point of view of the Turkish authorities, will provide an opportunity to hold back the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies. “Russian fighter jets and ground troops would not allow himself to attack, while there are Turkish soldiers,” said a spokesman for Turkish President Ibrahim Kalin.
Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the Russian Federation should not be “at the mercy” of Assad. According to the Turkish leader, the province can be controlled with the help of the moderate opposition.
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