Turkey Masses Troops on Syrian Border, Braces for Refugees

Source:Bloomberg Date:10Sep2018

Russia is trying to secure a green light from Erdogan because it understands that staging an assault on Idlib in the face of Turkish opposition risks pitting Russia and Iran against the U.S. and Turkey, said Alexei Malashenko, an expert at the Berlin-based Dialogue of Civilizations research group. “If it happens without Turkey’s approval it could reignite conflict in Syria,” he said.