SANA News – translated by Joaquin Flores for Fort Russ –
A Turkish terrorist “EK”, who lives in Istanbul, said that Turkish security officials in northern Syria were preparing, providing security, and smuggling terrorist groups. He added that even the names of these terrorist battalions “Sultan Murad”, “Sultan Salim”, “Muhammad Fateh”, “An-Nur Din Zenko” and others were given by the Turkish special services.
EK told the Turkish newspaper «Bugun», that the battalion “Sultan Murad” was formed by three people at the beginning of the Syrian crisis; they were the first three deserters, officers, from the Syrian Arab Army, huddled together, who had been living in refugee camps in Turkey.
The terrorist said that he and other militants received military training at the training camp, not far from Ankara, under the leadership of the Turkish police.
“In the camp, we were training a month, in our group was 30 people. We have been taught to deal with heavy weapons. Syrian rebels for 3 years have passed training in the same camp, “- said EK
According to him, the Turkish regime has provided the rebels weapons, ammunition, which were delivered in trucks to the cities of Reyhanli and Azzaz for transfer, and officers of the Turkish secret services watched on.
Joaquin Flores is Editor-in-Chief of Fort Russ News, as well as the Director of the Belgrade based think-tank, the Center for Syncretic Studies. Educated at California State University, Los Angeles, in the field of International Relations, he previously served as Chief Negotiator and Internal Organizer in several jurisdictions for the SEIU labor union in California. Flores has twenty years experience in community, labor, and anti-war organizing. Flores has appeared regularly on Iran’s ‘PressTV’ and Russia’s ‘RT’ news to share his expert opinion and analysis on current geopolitical matters. As a Thought Leader, he has spoken publicly internationally at numerous forums, published in over 10 languages, his conceptual and ideological frameworks, approaches to branding and aesthetics have influenced others in his field.