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Senior Kurdish official, Badran Jia Kurd, told Reuters that Syrian Kurdish forces and the country’s government had agreed on the deployment of Syrian army troops along border positions in the Afrin region to curb the Turkish campaign, and that the military would enter the beleaguered Afrin within the next two days.

“We can cooperate with any side that lends us a helping hand in light of the barbaric crimes and international silence,” Jia Kurd said.

He also noted that the accord was purely military, and did not include any political arrangements.

“When it comes to the political and administrative matters in the region, it will be agreed upon with Damascus in the later stages through direct negotiations and discussions,” he said.

Last week Rojhat Roj, commander of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin lambasted reports of Kurdish fighters reaching an agreement with Damascus to have Syrian troops deployed in the region to repel Turkish forces.

Meanwhile, YPG commander Sipan Hemo argued that the Syrian army should take most of the responsibility for the defense of Afrin against what he described as a Turkish invasion, calling on Damascus to “immediately send in reinforcements to the border region with Turkey.”

Earlier Mayadeen, the Lebanese broadcaster, reported that Damascus and the Kurdish militias had sealed a deal, and that the Syrian armed forces were about to enter Afrin to deter Turkish forces.

A source familiar with the situation told Sputnik that the Syrian Armed Forces would enter the territory near the border with Turkey in the district of Afrin in the next few days.

On January 20, Turkey launched an offensive on Afrin, code-named “Olive Branch,” targeting the Kurdish YPG, allegedly affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which Ankara regards as a terrorist organization. Damascus has firmly condemned Turkey’s military campaign, calling it a violation of the country’s sovereignty.

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Source: Sputnik

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And this is where air defences are badly needed too!
Wake up, Damascus! Turkey is the MAIN aggressor since 2011!

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In my opinion the YPG doesn’t want any agreement. Many civilians around Afrin certainly want it, so the YPG is trying to convince people that they are working on an agreement with the “Assad’s regime” but this is nothing more than deception. Kurdish leaders from Afrin and Hashakah want to create another Barzanistan in Syria. Those leaders are remotely controlled by foreign powers. Of course, ordinary Kurds from Afrin are being trapped now. This is because the US has some other plans for them. Look at the silence in the Western msm! Americans want to establish a Kurdish para-state on… Read more »