Kurdish Forces Are Claiming That The Syrian Government Has Agreed To Send Forces Into Afrin To Help Repel The Turkish Army


BBC: Afrin: Kurdish fighters 'strike deal' with Syrian army

Kurdish fighters in northern Syria say they have struck a deal with the Syrian government under which it will send troops to help repel a Turkish offensive.

The Syrian government in Damascus has offered no confirmation.

Turkey regards the Kurdish fighters, just across its border in Afrin, as terrorists. It launched a major offensive against them last month.

There is currently no Syrian military presence in the area.

A senior Kurdish official, Badran Jia Kurd, told Reuters that government soldiers could enter the Afrin region within days and that they would deploy to some border positions.

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WNU Editor: If true .... this changes the dynamics on the ground for Turkey.

More News On Reports That The Syrian Government Has Agreed To Send Forces Into Afrin To Help Repel The Turkish Army

Syrian Kurdish official: deal for Syrian army to enter Afrin -- Reuters
Syrian army to enter Afrin under deal with Kurdish forces: report - Xinhuanet
Deal reached for Syrian army to enter Afrin: Kurdish official -- NRT

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