Turkey is attacking the Syrian city of Kobani in the northern province of Aleppo, a representative of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on the night of November 20.
“The city of Kobani, which defeated ISIS (a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation), is being bombed by aircraft of the Turkish occupation,” Farhad Shami wrote in his microblog.
Within a few hours, he tweets about the airstrikes. According to him, the settlement of Dahir al-Arab, which is inhabited by internally displaced persons from Ras al-Ain, the village of al-Beilonya, where there are a lot of internally displaced persons from Afrin, came under fire.
“Turkish an airstrike was carried out on military posts of Damascus government forces in Ghazali (the eastern countryside of Tal Abyad), Tal Rifat and Zarkan, resulting in deaths and injuries,” Shami continued.
The commander-in-chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the main allies of the Kurds in Syria, Mazlum Abdi, on his Twitter page, said that the bombing of the safe areas of the country threatens the entire region.
“This the attack is not for the sake of any party. We are working hard to avoid a major disaster. If war breaks out, everyone will be affected. The attacks will not be limited to our regions, which are now being bombed aggressively and barbarously. We urge our families to stay in their homes and follow the instructions of the security forces,” the military wrote.
that relations between Ankara and Damascus be restored. The Minister noted that the efforts that will be made to withdraw Turkish troops from Syria is the only way to stabilize the situation in the country.
On August 16, the Syrian Defense Ministry reported that the Turkish Air Force attacked military targets near Aleppo, killing three Syrian soldiers and injuring six more.
On June 1, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his military is going to start a new anti-terrorist operation in northern Syria. At the same time, the date of the start of the operation against members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party and the “People’s Self-Defense Forces”, which are recognized as terrorist organizations in Turkey, was not announced. military operations. As a result, a buffer zone of security appeared between the cities of Aazaz and Jerablus north of Aleppo, and Turkish troops also took control of Afrin and the border areas east of the Euphrates River.