Displacement Process from Central Syria Stops Until Securing Destinations to Which the Fighters and Civilians Will Be Displaced To
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the process of displacement from central Syria had been stopped, and the sources of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that this stop comes after the recent events witnessed by the displaced people’s convoys from the northern countryside of Homs and the southern countryside of Hama which arrived to the Syrian north, where the first convoy was stopped for long time before the Turkish authorities allowed them to enter to the areas controlled by the “Euphrates shield” factions in the countryside of Aleppo, while the second convoy which arrived at dawn of Wednesday was prevented by the Turkish authorities from entering their controlled areas, followed by a change in destination of the convoy; where it arrived in the morning of today to Qal’aat al-Madiq and then set off towards Idlib Province, the Syrian Observatory was informed by the same sources that a meeting took place between representatives of the area and between the Russians in the northern countryside of Homs, and it was agreed that the process of displacement from central Syria will be continued after solving the obstacles of the destination to which the fighters and civilians would be displaced to –of those who refused the agreement– in addition to other points they agreed upon.
The Syrian Observatory published this morning that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a change in destination of the 2nd convoy of displaced people of central Syria, where the 2nd batch of displaced people has departed from the al-Bab area northeast of Aleppo towards Qal’aat al-Madiq in the midnight of yesterday, and it reached Qal’aat al-Madiq this morning and it will move to Idlib Province after that, following the refusal of the Turkish authorities to let it enter areas controlled by “Euphrates Shield” factions in Aleppo countryside, where the 2nd convoy carries on board more than 2800 fighters and civilians who refused the agreement between representatives of the area, and, the Russians and the regime. The 2nd convoy had arrived at Abu al-Zendin dawn on Wednesday, but Turkish authorities refused to let them enter, despite protests and demonstrations that al-Bab city has been witnessing to allow them to be entered, and the Syrian Observatory published last night, that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored continued discontent and resentment by the displaced people of the central Syria’s second convoy which arrived in Abu Al-Zendin crossing in Al-Bab area in the north-east of Aleppo, today dawn, Wednesday the 9th of May 2018, as a result of the continuation of the refusal of the Turkish authorities to allow them to enter the controlled areas of the “Euphrates Shield” forces in Aleppo countryside, and the 2nd convoy carries more than 2800 fighters and their families and citizens of who refuse the agreement between representatives of the area and between the Russians and the regime, amid demands to change the destination of the displacement from Aleppo countryside to Idlib through Qalaat al-Madiq Crossing, and in the same context, a new batch is expected to be brought out tomorrow from the north of Homs towards Qalaat al-Madiq, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published few hours ago, that Al-Bab city witnesses demonstrations and protests by civilians and people displaced to it, as a response to the decision of the Turkish authorities to prevent the displaced people convoy to enter the “Euphrates Shield” Operation Forces in the north-eastern countryside of Aleppo, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that tens of citizens are continuing their protest, along with sit-ins and demands by the displaced people waiting on the buses, calling on the concerned parties to move and force the Turkish authorities to allow them to enter, where the convoys have been still waiting since yesterday morning, while other two convoys have been waiting since this dawn at the outskirts of the controlled areas of the Turkish-backed Forces of the “Euphrates Shield” Operation, and the Turkish delay ignited reactions and resentment against the Turkish authorities and the Turkish-backed factions.
And the Syrian Observatory published few hours ago that the Turkish authorities still do not agree to the entry of thousands of displaced people of north Homs and south Rif Dimashq to areas control of by the Turkey-supported “Euphrates Shield” Operation Forces, in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, where the convoy of Rif Dimashq that had arrived dawn of yesterday with about 1370 persons on board is waiting, and the convoy which arrived dawn of today, Wednesday, with about 660 persons on aboard is also waiting in regime forces’ controlled areas on the outskirts of areas controlled by the Turkish forces and the Syrian opposition factions supported by Turkey, and also the convoy of the northern countryside of Homs which has more than 2800 fighters and civilians of who refused the agreement between representatives of the area, with the Russians and the regime is also waiting, where the convoys which are waiting on the outskirts of areas controlled by the “Euphrates Shield” Operation Forces in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, have sparked the resentment of the displaced people waiting in their buses, in addition to the resentment of those who were displaced before them as well as the residents of the northern countryside of Aleppo, where the displaced people who waiting in the convoys are suffering food and water shortages, in addition to the existence of some ill persons among them that need to be transferred to medical centers to be taken care of, and reliable sources confirmed that checkpoints of the factions and the Red Crescent teams informed the displaced people that the Turkish authorities have not agreed on their entry into the area, and the displaced people are now waiting for the Turkish approval in order for about 4830 displaced persons to be allowed to enter areas controlled by the Turkish Forces and the Syrian opposition in the Syrian north.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on Wednesday morning that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the arrival of the 2nd batch of displaced people from the northern countryside of Homs and southern countryside of Hama, to Abu al-Zendin crossing near al-Bab area northeast of Aleppo, where the 2nd convoy includes about 72 vehicles which carry more than 2800 fighters, their families and other civilians who refused the agreement Between representatives of north Homs and south Hama, and, the Russians and the regime, and the convoy is waiting to be allowed by the Turkish forces to cross towards areas controlled by factions of the “Euphrates Shield”, also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that the sixth batch of displaced people from the 3 townships in south Rif Dimashq to the outskirts of its destination in the Syrian north, where about 40 buses carry aboard about 660 fighters and civilians of who refused the agreement between the Russians and the regime, and between representatives of the towns of Babbila, Beit Saham and Yalda.