The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

“Peace Spring” area | SOHR reveals meeting between Russian delegation and Turkish forces and state of confusion afflicts factions of “National Army”

Al-Raqqah province: SOHR sources revealed that a secret meeting was held that included a delegation of Russian forces with officers from the Turkish forces in Tel Abyad city within “Peace Spring” area, which is under the control of the Turkish forces and their proxies in Al-Raqqah countryside.
According to the sources, a Russian convoy including several vehicles headed from Al-Qamishli city in Al-Hasakah countryside and entered Tel Abyad area with a Russian-Turkish agreement.
Following the meeting, the area witnessed a state of alert and confusion among the factions of the Turkish-backed “National Army”, amid fears by the latter that the region would be handed over with a Russian-Turkish agreement to the regime to refloat it in the region.
The sources confirmed that the members working in the ranks of the “National Army” who opposed this meeting were arrested by the military police that is directly linked to Turkey, while a state of tension and alert still prevailed in the region.
On June 13, cities and towns within “Euphrates Shield” areas in Aleppo countryside witnessed popular protests, rejecting the attempt of the entry of a Russian delegation to the area with the United Nations by Turkish forces and “National Army”.