UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Turkish Armed Forces came under fire in the Syrian province of Idlib, nine soldiers were killed. This was announced on Thursday by the governor of the Turkish province of Hatay Rahmi Dogan adjacent to the Syrian border.
“In Idlib, an airstrike was fired on our military by supporters of the regime [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad]. Nine of our soldiers were killed in the attack,” NTV television quoted him as saying
At the same time he Turkish President is holding a meeting on Thursday in connection with the situation in Syrian Idlib. This was reported to reporters in the administration of the Turkish leader.
The meeting has been running for at least two hours. According to NTV channel , Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Head of the National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan and General Staff Head Yasar Guler take part in it.
On Thursday, negotiations between Russian and Turkish officials on the situation in Idlib took place in Ankara.
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