On Tuesday, Russian and Turkish forces conducted a joint patrol on the M4 highway amid the spread of Turkish forces in areas in southern Idlib and the continued flight of Russian aircraft.
A field source told North-Press that a Russian-Turkish patrol started from the town of Tarnabah, west of Saraqeb, reaching the village of Mhambel.
The source added that the Turkish forces deployed extensively in Ariha in the southern Idlib countryside amid the continued flight of Russian aircraft.
The patrol is the thirteenth of its kind, starting from the village of Tarnabah in the and passing Neirab towards the town of Ariha.
A joint Russian-Turkish patrol began on the 28th of May, accompanied by Russian warplanes, from the town of Tarnbah, west of Saraqeb, reaching the village of Kafr Shlaya west of Ariha, without reaching their final destination in the village of Mhambel.
A convoy of Turkish forces was targeted with a bomb on the 27th of May with a bomb near the village of al-Ghassaniyeh on the M$ highway, leading to two injuries among the Turkish forces and several injuries in the ranks of the National Front for Liberation. A helicopter transported the wounded into Turkish territory.