US Sends Fresh Military Convoys to Kurdish-Controlled Areas in Eastern Syria
Tens of trucks carrying US military and logistical aids have been dispatched to the areas under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Eastern Euphrates despite declaring the end of the ISIL by Washington, media sources said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that a convoy comprising 60 trucks containing logistic and military consignments as well as prefabricated houses was sent to Eastern Euphrates via Simalka crossing in Northern Iraq.
The SOHR also reiterated that about 20 trucks have also been sent to Kobani Airport and Kharab Ashk military base in Northern Aleppo, and said that the remaining of military aid was also sent to areas under SDF control in al-Jazira region in Deir Ezzur province.
In a relevant development on Sunday, media reports said that the Kurdish forces backed by the US-led coalition have prepared to launch military offensive against the Syrian Army and resistance forces in Deir Ezzur Province.
The Turkish-language Anatoly news agency quoted local sources as saying that After taking control of Eastern Euphrates region, the Kurdish fighters are preparing to launch an attack on Damascus-backed forces in Eastern Euphrates in Deir Ezzur.
It noted that the US-led coalition forces are training the Kurdish fighters Ain Issa bases in Raqqa province and al-Amr oil region in Eastern Deir Ezzur, adding that the trainings include passing through mobile bridges and rivers.
The US-led coalition forces and Kurdish fighters are looking for winning the support of regional tribes for launching the attack after residents of the region called for holding massive protests in Eastern Euphrates and called for expulsion of US-backed Kurdish fighters.
Meantime, the US-led Kurdish militants have held meetings with tribal leasers in al-Amr oil zone.
In a relevant development last week, a large number of people and tribesmen of the Eastern Euphrates region called for the Syrian Army’s return to the areas held by the US and the Syrian Democratic Forces to drive the occupying troops out of the region as popular protests against SDF have heightened.
Media activists in Eastern Syria reported that the residents of the town of al-Shahil in Southeastern Deir Ezzur in communiques released on Saturday called for the return of the Damascus Army troops to the region and expulsion of the occupying forces.
The civilians blasted the US and SDF occupying forces for plundering the oil revenues of al-Jazireh region, and called for return of governmental schools and institutes to the regions.
Meantime, a large number of residents of the town of al-Tayaneh in Southeastern Deir Ezzur held protest rallies against the SDF’s measures and called for exit of the occupying forces and setting the captured civilians free.