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Violent clashes broke out between the Syrian government forces and the Turkish army in northeastern Syria, reported the Syrian news agency SANA.
Not far from the town of Ras al-Ain in al-Hasakah Governorate, large-caliber machine guns were used during the fire exchange. SANA did not specify which side opened the fire and whether there were any injured or killed soldiers.
This is not the first skirmish between the Syrian and Turkish militaries after Tukey suspended its Operation Peace Spring …
Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin updated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the outcome of the meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Sochi on Tuesday, reports TASS.
"The Russian President informed his Syrian counterpart about the outcome of the meeting [with Turkish President Recep Tayyip] Erdoğan," said Peskov. According to him, Putin told Assad about the key provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding drawn up as a result of the …
The Syrian Kurds have reached an agreement to have government forces stationed along the border with Turkey, the Kurdish autonomous administration announced in a statement distributed by the Firat news agency.
The goal of the agreement with the Syrian government is to oppose Turkey’s aggression, the statement notes.
It also states that Syrian soldiers will be deployed along the border in order to assist the Syrian Democratic Forces, which mostly consist of Kurdish fighters.
“In the last five …