Syrian Army’s Idlib Liberation Op Back on TrackSyrian army has deployed Tiger Forces to the eastern countryside of the Idlib as the Russia-Turkey deal to establish a demilitarized in the northern province has failed to achieve its aims so far.
The so-called Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militants, has visited the Syrian capital Damascus for a second time since the central government extended an offer of negotiation.
Turkish presidential spokesperson on Thursday condemned US President Donald Trump’s threats of imposing sanctions on the country unless Ankara releases a detained American pastor.
In a statement, Ibrahim Kalin said: “It is not possible to accept threatening language used towards our country.”
Syria strongly condemned the presence of Turkish and American forces around the northern town of Manbij, and stressed that it is more determined to free the entire Syrian territory from any foreign force.
The US-Backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a mainly Kurdish militants based in northeastern Syria, is reportedly prepared to hold talks with central government over the future of the territory under its control.
Turkey and the US have agreed on details of a disarming and withdrawal of US-backed Kurdish militias from Syria’s northern city of Manbij, which has been a source of tension between the two NATO allies for months