Yesterday, the Syrian army, with the support of Russian aviation, began the second phase of the operation against militants in the southeast of Idlib province. During the offensive, Syrian militias freed a Tall al Khaznah, Luwaybidah. In the foreseeable future, the SAA plans to strengthen the assault and surround the enemy in the city of Maarat al-Numan.
As a result of yesterday’s clashes west of Tel Tamr (Hasakah Prov.), Turkish troops and their allies captured the town from the Kurds Al-Arishah.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced the establishment of a new air base in the city of El-Kamyshly (Hasakah Prov.). Several helicopters arrived here from Khmeimim (Prov. Latakia). Meanwhile, another patrol of Russian and Turkish troops marched along the Syrian-Turkish border in the northeast of the Syrian Republic. SAA, in turn, deployed its troops in the Ain Divar (Hasakah Prov.), Located northeast of the city of Al-Malikiya.