A source close to the “Turkish army” revealed to the correspondant of Al-Hal Net that the Ministry of Defense in the Ankara government has started evacuating hundreds of its troops stationed at military bases and positions south of Idlib, in order to send them to the Mediterranean for carrying out military maneuvers off the coast of Greece. The source, whose name could not be revealed for security reasons, said: “The soldiers were evacuated from the Turkish observation points in the villages of ‘Ibdita’, ‘Ahsim’, ‘Al-Maghara’, ‘Tal Sheikh Tammam’ and only a small number of turkish forces remained there”. The source pointed out that Turkey kept in these points, soldiers who are specialized in firing (artillery), while for those who were transferred, they come from the special forces (commando) and the infantry.
One of the leaders of Idlib, belonging to the so-called “National Army” (supported by Ankara), Suhail Abu Al-Taw, announced on his Twitter account his intention to leave with the Turkish army in order to fight in Greece. This famous pro-Turkish fighter from Idlib, is nicknamed “Abu Al-Taw” due to his reputation as one of the best “Taw” snipers in the whole province . He belongs to the armed opposition groups supported by the Ankara government. The initial leaked news concerned the decision and preparation of Turkey to send members of the “National Army” factions to participate in its possible operations against Greece after the tension between the two countries on the Greek coast.