A leader: SDF is ready to face Turkey in the Afrin area of ​​Aleppo

اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | تحرير أمنة رياض | ترجمة رند رسلان | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 16 يناير، 2018 5:27:29 م خبر عسكري وحدات حماية الشعب الكردية

 

Aleppo - SMART

On Tuesday, the deputy commander-in-chief of the Rebel Army of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mohammad Sultan, said that the SDF is ready for facing the Turkish military operation in the Afrin region (43 kilometers north of Aleppo) in Northern Syria.

The deputy Mohammed Sultan added to SMART in a statement, that “the Kurdish People's Protection Units, the Protection Units for Women, and other forces in SDF, has sufficient weapons and ammunition sophisticated to combat,” citing the battles fought by SDF in the provinces of Raqqa and Deir Ez-Zor.

Sultan pointed out that SDF has been preparing for some time not only for the Turkish attack, but in preparation for an attack from the Islamic State or formerly Al Nusra front, which is currently Fatah al-Sham, and the Syrian Free Army factions.

He added that “Turkey has no right to enter the area of its central component of the Kurds, stressing on the Rebel Army standing against any attack by Turkey on the region.

The villages of Afrin area Basfwan, Baia, Jalameh, Jendiris, El Basouta were shelled by Turkish heavy artillery stationed in the citadel of Samaan and Jabal Barakat in Western Aleppo, in addition to an artillery bombardment by the Free factions, which is part of the Euphrates Shield operation. The Kurdish Units sources responded to the shelling with heavy weapons, according to Sultan.

Residents of Afrin have already called on the international community to stop an attack on the region, expressing their rejection of Turkish preparations to start a battle there.

A source told SMART that Turkey is preparing for military action in the city of Afrin in the coming days, pointing out that Turkey sent military reinforcements to the border with Afrin, military equipment for its bases in Syria, including tanks, armored carriers, armored vehicles, medium and heavy machine guns.

Turkey has threatened several times to launch an attack on the area of Afrin. The Turkish defense minister said that the operation against the Kurdish Units perhaps it will be soon. The Turkish president said in previous statements that his country has to clean the city of Afrin from them. It is not excluded to communicate with the Head of the Syrian regime, Bashar al-Assad around it.

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اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | تحرير أمنة رياض | ترجمة رند رسلان | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 16 يناير، 2018 5:27:29 م خبر عسكري وحدات حماية الشعب الكردية
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