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The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Because of altercations with its members while the Turkish patrols were running, Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham carry out raids and arrests in Sahl al-Ghab

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham has been carrying out raids and arrests since Monday in several areas in Sahl al-Ghab at the northwestern sector of Hama countryside, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: the arrests targeted the people who entered in verbal consultations with members of Tahrir al-Sham 2 days ago when a Turkish patrol in the area was passing, where Tahrir al-Sham arrested several people yesterday in Hwaiz and other areas in Sahl al-Ghab, while the sounds of gunfire was heard this morning in Hawijah village during a raid by Tahrir al-Sham of a house, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that number of reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that commanders of al-Sham Corps close to the Turkish authorities; have asserted on media activists in Idlib province and in areas of the Russian – Turkish truce, the necessity to show the Turkish patrols running in the demilitarized area and within areas of the Turkish – Russian truce, as a new type of development in the field file in the area, and as a civilized manifestation and show the satisfaction of people for running the Turkish patrols, and that it came in response to the love of the population for the Turks, and the Syrian Observatory published this morning that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that new patrols of the Turkish forces are expected to be run tomorrow, Monday the 18th of March 2019, within the villages and towns of the area of Sahl Al-Ghab in the north-western sector of Hama, within Putin – Erdogan demilitarized zone, and the SOHR learned that commanders of factions loyal to Turkey appealed civic and military parties in Sahl Al-Ghab to conduct pro-Turkey marches during the passing of the patrols in the towns and villages of Sahl Al-Ghab, demanding the raising of Turkish flags before the cameras and the international media which will be present as the patrols pass, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that it monitored a Turkish military patrol being run from Kherbet Eljoz toward Sahl Al-Ghab in the north-western countryside of Hama, in the demilitarized zone agreed upon between the Russian and Turkish presidents, where it entered from Kherbet Eljoz towards Eshtabraq in Jisr Al-Shughur countryside, to the villages of Hawijah, Al-Huwayz and Al-Amiqah and roamed there until it reached Khan Shaykhun city in the southern countryside of Idlib, and the SOHR published on the 8th of March 2019, that it recorded a video showing the Turkish Forces accompanied by groups of fighters and commanders of al-Sham Corps, in the truce areas and areas of presence of the faction which is close to the Turkish authorities, where the Syrian Observatory monitored a convoy of Turkish Forces in Saraqib area and Tal al-Tokan area, and it spread in areas in the vicinity of the observation posts, in proceedings for the first day after the big escalation which aim to get the international highway of Aleppo – Damascus back to business, following a Russian – Turkish consensus to activate the working on the road under Turkish supervision, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago that calm prevails areas of the Russian – Turkish truce in the 4 provinces and the demilitarized areas of Putin–Erdogan, with the exception of targeting by the regime forces for sites in Shaylout and Muhradah in the western and northwest countryside, and this cautious calm comes in conjunction with the flight of 3 Russian warplanes over the area, with anticipation for running patrols by the Turkish forces operating within the demilitarized areas after the escalation that took place in the past days, and the Syrian Observatory for Human rights published hours ago that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continuation of Turkish preparations in the countryside of Idlib and its surroundings, within areas of Putin – Erdogan agreement, which is extending from the northeastern mountains of Latakia through Hama and Idlib to the northwestern suburbs of Aleppo city, and intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that a Turkish – Russian agreement was reached to start Turkish movements to reopen the international highway of Aleppo – Damascus, and work on it under a Turkish supervision within the areas in which the Turkish forces can deploy, and the Russian – Turkish consensus took place after the tripartite meeting on the 14th of February 2019, between the Presidents of Turkey, Russia, and Iran, and the Syrian Observatory published this morning that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained information from several reliable sources that the Turkish forces stationed on Syrian territory within their observation posts deployed in Aleppo, Hama, Idlib and the foothills of Latakia Mountains; are preparing to conduct patrols within areas of Putin – Erdogan agreement, which witnessed dramatic increased in violations since the 15th of February 2019, after the tripartite meeting between the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the Russian President Vladimir Putin, and reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that vehicles of the Turkish forces have been deployed as a test in points near Jarjanaz and in the southern countryside of Aleppo near the international highway, while it is expected for the patrols to start in the coming hours officially by the Turkish forces, who are located in observation posts in the area.

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