Turkish military convoy enters Syrian border, heads to Afrin (pictures)

Turkey sent – on Saturday – additional military reinforcements to strengthen its troops that deployed on the border with Syria reaching the district of Rihanli in the southern state of Hatai.

According to the Turkish state agency, the reinforcements included five tanks, noting that the dispatch of Turkish reinforcements was under tight security.

The state of Hatai is located on the border with the province of Idlib, which is located northwest of Syria, where an area has been announced De-escalation zone under the agreement between Astana, Turkey, Russia and Iran as part of the settlement efforts in Syria.

In accordance with these consulates, Turkey deployed units of its forces in the territory of Idlib province ensure the stability of escalation’s cessation , and prevent clashes.