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Caught On Video: Syrian Convoy Heads For Idlib “Final Battle”

Via Zerohedge


As speculation mounts that the Syrian army is preparing for a Russia-backed “anti-terror operation” in Idlib, dubbed by one army officer as “the final battle,” video has emerged of a convoy of Syrian Army troops heading towards the frontline.

As they passed through Maar Shahour village in Hama Governorate, soldiers rode on top of lorries carrying tanks, artillery and armored personnel carriers.

One army officer said his troops were ready for the “final battle” against militants in Idlib province.

This clip comes as Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov warned/asked the West not to intervene:

“I hope our Western partners will not give in to (rebel) provocations and will not obstruct an anti-terror operation” in Idlib, foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir in Moscow.

Lavrov also said that there is “full political understanding” between Russia and Turkey, who support opposing sides of the Syrian civil war but are currently in intense negotiations to ensure Idlib does not become a breaking point in their alliance.

“It is necessary to disassociate the so-called moderate opposition from terrorists and at the same time prepare an operation against them while minimising risks for the civilian population,” Lavrov said.

“This abscess needs to be liquidated.”

Lavrov went on to accuse the West of “actively heating up” the idea of a “so-called planned chemical attack by the (Syrian) government.”

As we detailed previously, over the last week, Moscow has accused Syrian rebels of planning to stage a chemical attack in the northwestern province that would “provoke” Western strikes on its ally Damascus.

This month Syrian and Russian air attacks and shelling began targeting al-Qaeda held Idlib in what is likely a prelude to a full-scale ground offensive.

The “rebel” coalition in control of this major “final holdout” is but the latest incarnation of al-Qaeda, calling itself Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and has held the province, the capital city of which is Idlib city, since a successful Western and Gulf ally sponsored attack on the area in 2015.

The Russian MoD spokesman specifically identified HTS as the group planning to stage a chemical attack to blame in on Assad’s forces.

Time is running out for any ‘false flag’ as the “final battle” looms.

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James Johnson
James Johnson
September 5, 2018

Syrian Christians support Bashir. Bashir supports them. Yazidi support Bashir,Shia Support Bashir.
Al Qaeda is supported by England and America.
Whose is on the right side?

zara ali
zara ali
September 5, 2018

Good luck to the Syrian Army and the Syrian people!

Chevi
Chevi
September 5, 2018

good luck to all Syrian Army fighters, Watch out for the Pandora Box. All gangsters must be eliminated, ONLY GOD has mercy. GO SYRIA, beautiful people, unique place in History.

Nicole Temple
Nicole Temple
September 5, 2018

As shown in this article, despite American intervention, Syria is already setting itself up for its post-civil war future:

https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2018/08/syria-and-iran-how-to-thumb-your-nose.html

Washington’s attempts to set up a post-Assad Syria are turning out to be a complete failure.

AM Hants
AM Hants
September 5, 2018

Where are the 44 children, the White Helmets have taken hostage. Remember this? ‘…The Beslan school siege started on 1 September 2004, lasted three days, involved the illegal imprisonment of over 1,100 people as hostages, and ended with the deaths of at least 334 people. The crisis began when a group of armed Islamic militants, mostly Ingush and Chechen, occupied School Number One in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia on 1 September 2004…’ This time, it is seriously noticable, who supports, plus funds those actions. Which Governments support, train and fund the White Helmets? DISTRIBUTE WIDELY: WHITE HELMETS KIDNAPPED… Read more »

AM Hants
AM Hants
September 5, 2018

When is the next round of peace talks? When is the next round of BREXIT negotiations? Now who normally stages a ‘false flag’, just before the event?

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