MADRID, Oct. 13 (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Syrian Government and the Syrian Democratic Council that governs the northeast of the country have reached an agreement for the deployment of the Army in the Kobani and Manbij regions to curb the Turkish military offensive in Syrian territory.
The Autonomous Administration of Northeast Syria has announced the agreement in a statement published on the afternoon of this Sunday. “This deployment will occur through coordination with the Self-Government Authority of Northeast Syria and the Syrian Democratic Forces,” explains the text, collected by Kurdish television Rudaw.
“To counter and prevent this (Turkish) attack, an agreement has been reached with the Syrian Government, responsible for protecting the country's borders and preserving Syrian sovereignty, so that the Syrian Army enters and is deployed along the Syrian border. Turkish, “adds the communication.
This deployment will serve to “support the Syrian Democratic Forces and counteract this aggression and liberate the territory into which the Turkish Army and its paid mercenaries have entered.”
The agreement will also “free” the parts of Syria under the control of “affiliates” of Turkey as Afrin, snatched from Kurdish-Arab militias in early 2018.
The Syrian Army would already be moving towards Kobani, as explained by the head of the Kobani Defense Authority, Ismat Sheikh Hasan, in statements to the press. “Tonight the Syrian Army will return to Kobani. After the agreement with Russia, the Syrian Army will return to Kobani tonight,” he explained.
Also the official Syrian news agency, SANA, has reported the agreement via Twitter. “The units of the Syrian Arab Army are moving north to counter Turkish aggression,” he said.
Media related to the SDS have also reported that the Army would soon enter Kobani and Manbij under the agreement reached with Damascus and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has also reported that Russia and the SDS have reached a pact for the entry of the Army in Kobani and Manbij.