Syrian government military troops have liberated more areas in the northwestern province of Idlib from the grip of foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants, as they are tightening the noose around the extremists operating in the region.
Syrian government troops have successfully foiled an offensive by members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, Takfiri terrorist group in the country’s northwestern province of Idlib, as they continue to seize back more areas in the embattled territory from extremists.
Foreign-backed terrorists positioned in northwestern Syria have for the fourth consecutive week prevented civilians from leaving via the Abu al-Duhur corridor in the province of Idlib, the country’s official news agency says.
Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Hussam Eddin Ala, says Turkey has been providing various types of munitions to foreign-sponsored terrorist groups operating in the country’s militant-held northwestern province of Idlib, and reneging on its commitments under the Sochi agreement.
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin is equally concerned about attacks by foreign-backed militants from Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib after his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan alleged that offensives in the province threaten Turkey’s national security.
The Syrian Army has taken full control of Khan Shaykhun, a strategic town in northwestern Syria and one of the last strongholds of foreign-backed terrorists, for the first time since 2014, a war monitor confirmed.
Terrorists and allied militants withdrew from a key area of northwestern Syria on Tuesday as President Bashar al-Assad's forces pressed an offensive against the terrorist-run Idlib region, a war monitor said.
The Syrian Army forces have entered the key town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province for the first time since 2014 after heavy clashes with terrorists and anti-government militants, a UK-based war monitor said.