In a statement, Iran's Military Advisory Centre in Syria asserted that the Turkish “military started airstrikes and bombardment of our positions… mediators told the Turkish military that, under its support, terrorists have attacked our bases and that we confronted them standing beside the Syria military. But the Turks did not pay any attention to our remarks and continued their airstrikes. Some of our forces have been martyred”. The centre called on Turkey to “to act reasonably in Idlib and consider the benefits of the Syrian nation”, adding: “we, hereby, inform the Turkish nation that their children have been within our gunshot in the past recent month. We could take our revenge but our commanders have prevented such a measure”. The same day, Iran and Lebanon held funerals for multiple soldiers killed in Idlib.
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