Turkish tanks enter Syria – media

At least 40 armored vehicles and tanks crossed the border through the Kafr Lesser checkpoint in Idlib province.
A Turkish military convoy has crossed the border into Syria. This is reported by Al Arabiya TV channel on Sunday, February 2.

It is noted that the convoy consists of several dozen armored vehicles, including tanks. In total, at least 40 armored vehicles and tanks of the Turkish army crossed the border through the Kafr Lesser checkpoint in the northern Syrian province of Idlib.

There is no data yet on the final point of their movement.

The day before, the Turkish military began to equip a new checkpoint at the Kafr Umayim junction near the town of Seraqib in Idlib. As a result, they will be located on three sides of this settlement – from the north, south, and east.

Earlier this week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia of ignoring the existing agreements on Syria and said his country would act independently until a new military operation was launched if Moscow did not reconsider. cooperation with the Assad regime.

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Before that, within 24 hours about 40,000 residents of Idlib province had fled their homes because of shelling by Assad’s army and bombing of Russian aircraft. The total number of internally displaced persons in Syria has exceeded 540,000 since the beginning of November last year.