Watch: Russian Commandos Take Over Sprawling Base In Syria Moments After US Abandoned It

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Zero Hedge: Even as American forces are controversially “securing” select oil fields in the Deir Ezzor region of eastern Syria, they are simultaneously continuing withdrawal from northern Syria near border areas in keeping with Trump’s prior ordered draw down amid the Turkish military operation against Kurdish militias. And that means Russia is continuing to move into locations the US has abandoned.

“We entered the base and took the inner and external perimeter under control,” a senior Russian military police inspector said after on Friday Russian combat helicopters were filmed landing at a sprawling air base in northern Syria, newly vacated by US forces.

“Now sappers are looking and going through every building to make sure there aren’t some kind of explosive substances left behind or some kind of surprises here for us,” he said. Russian state media boasted that the major base is now “under new management”. more …

Opinion: The hasty withdrawal of US forces continues to strengthen Russia’s control of Syria. The Sirrin Air Base in the northern Aleppo area, among the largest military installations previously occupied by American forces in Syria.

“You will ascend, coming like a storm, covering the land like a cloud, you and all your troops and many peoples with you.” Ezekiel 38:9

I can’t help but wonder that when the Ezekiel’s Gog Magog invasion of Israel comes, with Russian/Turkish and Iranian aircraft that will cover the skies like a cloud, if the sprawling Sirrin facility could be the invasion’s home base.

See more on Gog and Magog in Bible Prophecy 101 here