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Largest rebel group known as denies drawing file Syria

Largest rebel group known as denies drawing file Syria

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The largest rebel group known in Syria, Ahrar al-Sham, which, according to Russia’s agreement was the cease-fire, the file is apparently not signed.

Ahrar al-Sham is the Russian ministry of Defense is good for about 16,000 fighters. The group left Thursday night know himself “more reserved”.

What the concerns are, will the group later known, said a spokesman for Ahrar al-Sham on Twitter. But the signature of the rebel group known as missing for the time being.

If it continues, it is a big setback even before the armistice would take effect. According to Russia, together with Turkey took the initiative for the file, have the parties involved agreed from midnight local time for the weapons to silence. That is 23: 00 Dutch time.

Most after IS

Ahrar al-Sham, a salafi group that is seen as the most powerful militia in Syria after Islamic State (IS). From the beginning of the Syrian uprising in 2011, the group received weapons and financial support from Ankara, and that Ahrar al-Sham also allowed from Turkish territory to operate.

The group takes part in the Turkish offensive against IS that at the end of August began.

IS and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (the former al-Nusra) are also not involved in the cease-fire is involved. Also, the Kurdish YPG is missing.

See also:
The state of affairs in the Syrian civil war

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