Turkey Ceases Operation Source of Peace in Northern Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin

After nearly six hours of tense negotiations in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan entered into an agreement to end the Turkish Operation Source of Peace in northern Syria.

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said YPG fighters and the Syrian Democratic Forces should be redeployed 30 km from the Turkish border within 150 hours.

The White House said that Donald Trump has authorized assistance in the amount of $ 4.5 million to the Syrian organization White Helmets.

It was reported that several explosions thundered at an American military base in downtown Al-Shaddadah in Hasakah province. Sources report that this is due to the destruction of ammunition and military equipment, noting that the contingent has not been withdrawn so far.

The Free Syrian Army has announced full control of the city of Ras al-Ayn in the province of Hasakah.

The Syrian Arab Army launched rocket and artillery attacks on settlements in the Aleppo, Idlib and Hama provinces.

It was reported that local residents went out to protest against the actions of the SDF in the settlement of al-Jarzi in the province of Deir Ezzor. They demand the extradition of fighters responsible for the killing of two young men.

23. 10. 2019, 22:10