LONDON — Reliable sources have informed Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) that the Turkish government has thrown Syrian mercenaries into the ongoing battles in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

After having been told that their task was confined to the “guarding of oil fields and borders” in Azerbaijan, Turkish-backed Syrian factions have been noticeably involved into the Nagorno-Karabakh battles in the past 48 hours.

It is worth-noting that the topography of Nagorno-Karabakh is similar to that of Jabal Al-Turkman and Jabal Al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia in Syria. Exclusive information given to SOHR suggests that this is the reason behind Turkey’s transfer of battle-hardened Syrian fighters, who participated previously in battles in Jabal Al-Turkman and Jabal Al-Akrad, to Azerbaijan.

SOHR activists have documented a spike in the number of fatalities among the Turkish-backed Syrian mercenaries fighting in Azerbaijan. In the past 48 hours, 28 mercenaries were killed in Nagorno-Karabakh, while 62 others were injured and went missing. On the other hand, hundreds of Syrian fighters are preparing themselves to be transported by Turkish security companies in order to join the ongoing battles in Azerbaijan.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

Remembering Gurgen Margaryan: 10 Years After the Brutal Murder

YEREVAN — Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan and other High-ranking military officials…

Russia to Deploy Troops in Gegharkunik Province of Armenia Bordering Azerbaijan

YEREVAN — Lieutenant-General  Artak Davtyan, the chief of the Armenian army’s General…

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Call for Return of All Detainees and Protection of Historic and Cultural Sites

PARIS — The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Andrew Schofer of…

You Can Produce it in Armenia

BY JOSEPH DAGDIGIAN On Bagrevand Street, 21/1 in the Nor Nork section…