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Syrian opposition backs Ukraine in stand against Russian army

Jihadis in Syria want to exploit the Syrian regime’s preoccupation with Russia’s war on Ukraine to open new fronts, while the Syrian opposition cheers for Ukraine.
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ALEPPO — Syrians in the opposition-held northwestern areas are keeping a close eye on the Ukrainian resistance against Russian forces, hoping the Russian army will be defeated.

Voices have emerged among the Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters calling for transit corridors to partake in the war alongside the Ukrainians. Meanwhile, Islamists and jihadis are trying to open battlefronts against the forces of the Russian-backed Syrian government and its allies, in a bid to exploit the government’s preoccupation with the war.

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