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30 May, Saturday


Syrian military blocked a US convoy and forced it to withdraw

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The military patrol of the U.S. Army was blocked and and forced to withdraw by parts of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on May 20 in the province of Hasakah, EDNews.net reports citing Bulgarian Military News.

Government forces blocked a U.S. Army convoy near the village of Umm Al-Khair in the west of Tel Tamar. The Syrian military took to the road and did not allow the US military to enter the village.

The US convoy, consisting of four armored vehicles with machine guns, turned around and departed in the opposite direction.

Background

In February, Turkey lost at least 62 troops killed in Syria, nearly 100 soldiers were wounded, dozens of Turkish armored vehicles were destroyed and more than ten drones, including drone, were shot down. Washington has repeatedly accused Moscow of involvement in the deaths of Turkish soldiers, Russia rejects these allegations.

In early March, the presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, concluded an agreement according to which a ceasefire came into force in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

The military patrol of the U.S. Army was blocked and and forced to withdraw by parts of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on May 20 in the province of Hasakah, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Al Masdar News.

Government forces blocked a U.S. Army convoy near the village of Umm Al-Khair in the west of Tel Tamar. The Syrian military took to the road and did not allow the US military to enter the village.

The US convoy, consisting of four armored vehicles with machine guns, turned around and departed in the opposite direction.

Background

In February, Turkey lost at least 62 troops killed in Syria, nearly 100 soldiers were wounded, dozens of Turkish armored vehicles were destroyed and more than ten drones, including drone, were shot down. Washington has repeatedly accused Moscow of involvement in the deaths of Turkish soldiers, Russia rejects these allegations.

In early March, the presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, concluded an agreement according to which a ceasefire came into force in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

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