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Sun Oct 13, 2019, 05:59 PM

Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Syrian army

Source: BBC

Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Syrian army

13 October 2019

The Kurds in Syria say the Syrian government has agreed to send its army to the northern border to try to halt Turkey's offensive against them.

Syrian state media earlier reported that government forces had been deployed to the north.

It follows the US decision to pull all its remaining troops from the area over the "untenable" situation there.

The Turkish assault, launched last week, is aimed at forcing Kurdish forces from along the border area.

Areas under control of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the main US ally in the area, have come under heavy bombardment over the weekend, with Turkey making gains in two key border towns.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-50036901

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Sun Oct 13, 2019, 06:29 PM

1. This feels like a trap

Like they’re being set up as cannon fodder. On the list of bad voices this could be about halfway down, I guess. Gotta say it. Trump fucked up big time to make them have to make it.

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