SF: Brokers of the Safety Service of Ukraine (SBU) had visited Turkish-occupied areas in northern Syria and met with militants backed by Ankara, Sputnik reported on March 5.
A supply in navy and diplomatic circles advised the Russian information company that the brokers visited the areas of Afrin and Azaz on the 4th of February, round 20 days earlier than the start of the Russian particular operation in Ukraine. The brokers have been accompanied by officers from the Turkish intelligence.
“They visited the bottom of the Harakat Tha’rown armed group, part of the Syrian Nationwide Military, the place they met with the commanders of a number of pro-Turkish teams, [including] the Sultan Murad Division and the Mu’tasim Division, in addition to the camps of the unlawful armed forces”, the unnamed supply stated.
In accordance with the supply, SBU brokers mentioned with Turkish-backed commanders the potential for recruiting militants into Ukraine’s territorial Defence forces.
“They agreed to arrange a collection of secret conferences with folks involved concerning the matter”, the supply went on to say.
Sputnik’s info is in keeping with what’s being reported by Syrian pro-opposition sources. On March 5, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that “a whole bunch” of Turkish-backed militants in northern Syria have already signed as much as go battle Russian forces in Ukraine. The militants have been promised a month-to-month wage of $2,000. Nevertheless, most of them are taken with going to Ukraine simply to flee and search asylum in European Union states, in response to the London-based monitoring group.
Turkey isn’t apparently the one aspect working to maneuver militants from Syria to Ukraine. Russia’s International Intelligence Service additionally warned just lately that the US is making ready to ship “terrorists,” who have been educated in Syria, to Ukraine.
The Russian navy might assault militants making ready to depart to Ukraine on Syria’s territory, the place it maintains a really massive presence.