June 24, 2024



Turkey Sends Anti-Assad Syrian Mercenaries To Africa To Guard Mines

Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden – June 9, 2024

Via Middle East Eye

Syrian “rebels” have been hired to fight and provide security at gold mines and factories in African countries, several rebel sources told Middle East Eye this week.

Syrian fighters, who are mostly affiliated with the Syrian National Army (SNA), a coalition of armed opposition groups that works closely with Turkey in northern Syria, told MEE that hundreds of fighters were deployed in Burkina Faso, Niger and Nigeria. There they guard Turkish-operated businesses, factories and mines, or provide protection services in countries where the Islamic State group poses a danger to local security.

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