Aleppo, Syria, Dec. 21, 2018. Several tribes met in the city of Azaz, Aleppo, Northern Syria, to discuss the future of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)-controlled areas east of the Euphrates River and the role of tribes in managing them. The official spokesman for the High Council for Syrian Tribes, Modar al-Asaad, said that the meeting aimed to unify the vision of the Syrian tribes toward overthrowing the Syrian regime and to enforce civil peace in the area. The meeting came as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Turkey are preparing to launch a military operation in SDF-controlled areas east of the Euphrates River. The FSA said that the operation would target 150 cities and towns, including the cities of Tall Abyad in al-Raqqa, Ayn al-Arab (Kobani) and Manbij in Aleppo, and Ras al-Ayn in al-Hasakah. Characters in order of appearance: 1- Modar al-Asaad, official spokesman for the High Council for Syrian Tribes. 2- Osama al-Omar, member of the political office of the al-Na'im Tribe consultative assembly.