Hundreds of fighters from Syrian militias allied with Turkey have joined the battling among Azerbaijan and Armenia about the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, and hundreds extra are planning to go, according to two Syrians included in the energy.
Turkey rapidly declared its help for Muslim-greater part Azerbaijan, whose people discuss a Turkic language, in the escalating conflict among two former Soviet republics around the border with Russia—an space in which Moscow has traditionally been the dominant affect.
On Monday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu lifted the challenge of Middle East fighters in a phone simply call with his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar. And on Tuesday, Russia warned of the probable “transfer of terrorist fighters” from the Middle East to Nagorno-Karabakh.
Turkish officials didn’t instantly comment on Moscow’s assertion. But the Turkish Overseas Ministry explained earlier this month that accusations it was included in sending Syrian fighters to the Caucasus were