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Syria: Turkish troops and Syrian rebels on February 20 clashed with Syrian government troops Northwest Syria and Russian fighter jets retaliated. This is the announcement of Russian and Turkish officials.

Turkey's Defense Ministry confirmed that two of its soldiers had been killed and five others wounded in the attack Syrian troops have brought a total of 15 Turkish soldiers to death in the area since earlier this month. Russia's Defense Ministry says Turkish artillery opened fire on Syrian rebels on the occasion of the offensive. One of them crossed the line of government troops in Idlib province, injuring four Syrian soldiers.

Russian airplanes then attacked the rebels in two of Idlib's neighborhoods, which could have allowed Syrian troops to push ahead. Dismiss their offensive. Russia says attack by Russian fighter jets destroyed 1 car and many armored vehicles Of the rebels attacking with the support of the Turkish artillery.

Turkey calls on Western allies to help themselves in Idlib, Turkey "Turkey can send Turkey's anti-missile defense system PATRIOT," he said. "There is a missile threat against our country," he said. Excerpt from the website: yahoo (Edited by: Bopha)