Turkish troops shot down in the skies over Syria aircraft of government forces

the Situation in Idlib province escalates noticeably. Turkish armed forces shot down aircraft Syrian air force who took part in anti-terrorist operations, according to the state news Agency SANA.

for its part, the Turkish Ministry of defense confirmed that “operation Spring Board” I was the downed aircraft type L-39 Syrian army. About the attack of Turkish troops in Idlib province also informed the local TV channels.

the Russian military police entered in the Syrian city of Sarakeb

This is not the first attack by the Turkish armed forces on the aircraft of the government forces. Syria’s defense Ministry announced that on March 1 the Turkish F-16 shot down two Syrian air force plane over Iglinsky area of de-escalation. The pilots ejected. The Turkish side conveyed about the destruction of two su-24. In this regard, the Syrian army command announced the closure of airspace over the North-Western regions of Syria, including the province of Idlib. All violated the airspace military aircraft will be considered hostile and shot down, reports SANA.

Photo: Alexei Druzhinin/press-service of the Russian President/TASS Asad: the struggle of Syria and Libya on terrorism depends the fate of the region

Recall the situation in Idlib province escalated on February 27 in connection with the attack on a broad front of terrorist groups. During the air strikes of the Syrian army killed more than 30 Turkish soldiers, who were in the ranks of extremists. Moscow has expressed concern that Ankara does not fulfill the Sochi Memorandum from 2017, the disengagement of radical forces and the moderate opposition.

meanwhile in Moscow on March 5 is scheduled to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish numberlegal Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, the meeting “first of all, you will need, perhaps, to compare points of view regarding the implementation of the Sochi agreement.”