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Syria: Assad visits Syrian Arab Army troops in Idlib province

Syrian Arab Republic, Al-Hobeit
October 22, 2019 at 17:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made a rare appearance at the north-western frontline in Idlib governorate as he visited SAA troops in the town of al-Hobeit on Tuesday.

Footage shows Assad surrounded by military commanders observing Syrian Arab Army tanks firing.

Turkey's military offensive, dubbed ‘Operation Peace Spring’ began on October 9, days after the White House announced a withdrawal of US troops from the area. Ankara says the aim of the offensive is to establish a 'safe zone' in north eastern Syria.

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made a rare appearance at the north-western frontline in Idlib governorate as he visited SAA troops in the town of al-Hobeit on Tuesday.

Footage shows Assad surrounded by military commanders observing Syrian Arab Army tanks firing.

Turkey's military offensive, dubbed ‘Operation Peace Spring’ began on October 9, days after the White House announced a withdrawal of US troops from the area. Ankara says the aim of the offensive is to establish a 'safe zone' in north eastern Syria.

Mandatory Credit: Syrian Presidency

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