UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – Terrorist groups formed a new coalition in Idlib province. – 11 terrorist groups operating in Idlib province, Syria, have announced that they have set up a new coalition called the “National Front for Liberation”.
These 11 groups, affiliated with the Free Syrian Army (FSA), issued a statement, claiming that “the National Front for Liberation” was created as part of the principles of the Syrian Revolution and efforts to carry out this revolution.
The “National Liberation Front” is composed of groups such as Faylaq al-Sham, the Syrian Army in Idlib, the 1 st Coastal Division, the 2 e Coastal Division, the 101 th Infantry Division, Army elite, Jaysh al-Nasr, the Brigade of martyrs of Islam Brigade freedom, 23 th Division and the 2 th Division.
Fadlallah al-Hajji has been appointed Commander-in-Chief of the National Front for Liberation. He previously headed the Faylaq al-Sham group.
According to military sources close to the Syrian opposition, “the new group is supported by Turkey”.
Ankara intended from the beginning to give birth to a new military group in Idlib.
The news website Enab Baladi, an opposition body, announced in February 2018 that Turkey was trying to set up a military group in Idlib.
At that time, military sources announced that the new group would be supported by Turkey instead of the United States and that this decision of Ankara would be part of the will to form a “national army”.
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a coalition affiliated with the al-Nusra Front, and the Syrian Liberation Front, which has just been formed by the coalition of Ahrar al-Sham and Noureddine Zanki, are not part of this coalition. new coalition, whose members will be active in Hama, Homs, Idlib and Aleppo, as well as in the coastal sector.