Turkey is relocating some military outposts that are deep in Syrian controlled territory
By Craig C. White
Turkey is pulling back a few of their military outposts in Hamah province and on the outskirts of Idlib province in northwestern Syria. These outposts had become completely surrounded by the Syrian Army. Syria and Russia are beginning a major push against Turkish backed rebel forces in Idlib province. Turkey doesn’t want their outposts to be easily captured in this attack. Another reason why Turkey may be pulling back is that, if Turkey launches their own offensive then they don’t want their outposts that are deep in Syrian controlled territory to become hostage. Under the Sochi agreement with Russia, Turkey was allowed to set up 12 military outposts in Idlib. Turkey has now set up over 50 outposts. Turkey is not leaving Syria. Turkey is relocating these outposts in Idlib province.
Idlib is located between Hamah and Tell Rifaat in northwestern Syria. The Prophet Jeremiah says that the destruction of Damascus will begin in Hamah and Tell Rifaat. Jeremiah 49:23-27 says that when Hamah and Tell Rifaat hear evil reports then the residents of Damascus will flee and Damascus will be destroyed. The Turkish Army has built up a large military presence in Idlib. It looks like Turkey will launch a major offensive against the Syrian Army in Hamah and also against the Kurds in Tell Rifaat. Tell Rifaat is the last remaining Kurdish held town in northwestern Syria. Turkey has already pushed all of the Kurds in the Afrin region into Tell Rifaat. Tell Rifaat is called Arpad in Jeremiah 49:23.
Jeremiah 49:23 Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.