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Kurdish Rojava Announces Deal with Syrian Army to Confront Turkish Assault


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Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:32 GMT

The Syrian army will be sent to the north and east of Syria after the Kurdish authority reached a deal with Damascus to confront the Turkish offensive, The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (Rojava) said in a statement on Sunday October 13th.

“We reached an agreement with the Syrian government to protect the country’s borders and sovereignty”, the statement added.

“The Syrian army will support the Syrian democratic forces (SDF) in the battle against the Turkish army and its allied Mercenaries to liberate all the occupied land from Ankara’s control”, Rojava said.

The statement also said this agreement would help towards liberating all the Syrian cities such as Afrin which are occupied by Turkey.

Rojava urged all the Syrian people in the north and east of the country, especially the border region, to support the SDF and the Syrian national army in their fight against the Turkish troops.

SDF waged a fierce war against Islamic terrorism, starting from Syria’s city of Kobane in 2014 before announcing victory over Isis in 2019.

“We lost 11 thousand martyrs with 24 thousand injuries. It was a high price for liberating the Syrian nation from these terrible terrorist organisations and keeping Syria as a united country”, said the statement.

“In this rocky period, we never sought to split from Syria or pose any threat to any country or Turkey, which accuses us of terrorism... they are now massacring the civilians”, Rojava added.

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