Syria: Turkish forces prepare to support anti-Assad rebels in Idlib

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Erdoğan offers assistance to ‘our brothers in Idlib’ as fighters from Free Syria Army carry out campaign

Turkish forces are preparing to enter Idlib province to support rebel forces opposing both the Syrian regime and jihadist insurgents, the Turkish president has said.

Idlib and surrounding areas in north-west Syria are among the largest strongholds for rebels fighting the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, but it is now largely controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a group led by al-Qaida’s former Syria affiliate.

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