Five Turkish soldiers were killed in the shelling in Idlib

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Five troops of Turkey have been killed and five injured in the shelling of the observation post in the Syrian Idlib. It is reported by NTV with reference to the defense Ministry of Turkey.

“Five of our soldiers were killed and five wounded in artillery shelling by forces of the Syrian regime in the region of Idlib. Opened fire in response”, – stated in the message.

Earlier Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan. Both leaders stated concern about the worsening situation in Iglinsky area of de-escalation. At the same time, Putin drew attention to the Turkish colleagues for a sharp increase in terrorist activity. According to the Russian leader, militant attacks were accompanied by numerous victims among the civilian population.

the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia earlier reported the deaths of Russian troops in Syria. The Ministry stressed that this time the soldiers tried to enter in Iglinsky area of de-escalation in the North of Syria “silence mode”, but the terrorists only increased its attacks. As a result, over the last two weeks they made over a thousand attacks.

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