Joint patrols | Russian and Turkish forces tour villages in Ain al-Arab (Kobani) • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Joint patrols | Russian and Turkish forces tour villages in Ain al-Arab (Kobani)

Aleppo province: SOHR activists have reported seeing Russian and Turkish forces running a new joint patrol in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, as Russian helicopters were flying over the region. The patrol which comprised eight Russian and Turkish military vehicles set off from Ashma village, nearly 20 km to the west of Kobani, and toured the villages of Jarqli Fuqani, Jabnah, Bayadiyah and Zur Maghar which is the furthest village in the west of Ain al-Arab (Kobani). On its way back, the patrol passed through the villages of Bayadiyah, Jabnah, Mashku, Bayandar, Qaraqwi Tahtani, Qoula, Susan until it arrived at the Asayish checkpoint near the broadcasting centre in the west of Ain al-Arab city.

 

It is worth noting that this is the 66th joint patrol between Russian and Turkish forces since an agreement reached between the two sides regarding conducting joint patrols in north Syria region.

 

On August 2, SOHR activists reported a new joint patrol conducted by Russian military police and Turkish forces in eastern Ain al-Arab (Kobani). The patrol which comprised eight Russian and Turkish vehicles set off from Ghareeb village in the east of Kobani city and toured villages and towns of Bouztabah, Qarrat Mough, Jaishan, Kharabesan Tahtani, Itwbran Tahtany and Baghdek until it reached Aghbash village in western Tal Abyad city. it is worth noting that the patrol was escorted by two Russian helicopters.

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