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Syria: SAA forces greeted by local residents as they enter Kobane

Syrian Arab Republic, Kobani
October 17, 2019 at 09:18 GMT +00:00 · Published

A convoy of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was greeted by the local population as it entered the key border town of Kobane on Wednesday.

The deployment came after the SAA and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) struck a deal on Sunday to join forces to repel the ongoing Turkish military operation.

Turkey's military operation against the Kurdish forces named 'Operation Peace Spring' began on October 9, with the stated aim of creating a 'safe zone' in northeastern Syria.

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A convoy of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was greeted by the local population as it entered the key border town of Kobane on Wednesday.

The deployment came after the SAA and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) struck a deal on Sunday to join forces to repel the ongoing Turkish military operation.

Turkey's military operation against the Kurdish forces named 'Operation Peace Spring' began on October 9, with the stated aim of creating a 'safe zone' in northeastern Syria.

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