Routine joint patrol | Russian and Turkish forces tour villages in Ain Al-Arab “Kobani” • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Routine joint patrol | Russian and Turkish forces tour villages in Ain Al-Arab “Kobani”

Syrian Observatory sources have reported seeing Russian and Turkish forces running a new joint patrol in the north-east Syria region. Four Russian military vehicles and four other Turkish set off from Ghareeb village in the eastern countryside of Kobani and toured the villages of Karbanav, Kusak, Alishar, Joum Ali, Kurtek, Kubek Satan, Teri, Tel Hajib, Qabajiq Saghir, Bozatbah and Jayshan, before it returned to the starting point. The patrol, which was escorted by two Russian helicopters, was the 82nd joint patrol in the region since a ceasefire agreement was reached in north-east Syria region between the Russians and the Turks.

 

In December 6, SOHR activists reported seeing Russian and Turkish forces running a new joint patrol in the western countryside of Ain Al-Arab (Kobani). This was the 81st joint patrol between Russian and Turkish forces since an agreement was reached between the two sides regarding ceasefire in north Syria region.

 

The patrol, which comprised eight Russian and Turkish military vehicles escorted by two Russian helicopters, set off from Ashmah village, west of Kobani, and toured villages of Hariqli Foqani, Quran, Dekmidash, Khorkhori, Boyan, Seftik, Radio zone, Jol bik and Tel Shaeer, before it returned back to Ashamah village, passing through villages of Susan, Qula, Qurah Qwah, Binder, Mashko, Jebnah, Harikly Fokany.

 

After the patrol, the Turkish military vehicles entered Turkey through the crossing near Ashmah village, while the Russian military vehicles returned to their headquarters near Sareen town, south of Kobani.