Syrian Arab Army deployment to northeastern countryside

Syrian Arab Army deployment to northeastern countryside

epa07940457 A handout photo made available by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (C) meeting with Syrian army personnel on frontlines of al-Habit town in Idleb countryside, Syria, 22 October 2019. According to SANA, Assad criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan describing him as a 'robber' who is trying to take the Syrian land. Turkey launched an offensive targeting Kurdish forces in north-eastern Syria on 09 October, days after the US withdrew troops from the area, and a five-day truce is set to expire on 22 October 2019 evening. EPA-EFE/SANA HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES