Civil Defense threatens to end services if pressured in Northern Syria

Editing Abd Allah Al Darwesh | Translation Nouha Salti | Translation Editing Farah Nassif 🕔 Publication Date: January 21, 2019, 3:24:19 PM wire RELIEF & HUMANITARIAN Hayat Tahrir al-Sham

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On Monday, the Syrian Civil Defense threatened to end its services if it was pressured or intervened with its work after the change occurring in Northern Syria between opposition factions and Islamist battalions.   

The Civil Defense stated that its work was not affected by infightings nor international disagreements, as the Civil Defense continued providing services for civilians. The Civil Defense added that any pressure on intervention in its work would limit the services of civilians, forcing him to stop working in the area.  

The Civil Defense mentioned that its members would continue their job by serving civilians.

The Civil Defense statement followed the clashed between the Hayat Tahir al-Sham (HTS) and the Free Syrian Army that lasted for days in the governorates of Idlib, Aleppo, and Hama. The clashed forced local institutes, schools, universities, and police to suspend their work. The clashes ended with an agreement that puts the area under the HTS control.

 

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Editing Abd Allah Al Darwesh | Translation Nouha Salti | Translation Editing Farah Nassif 🕔 Publication Date: January 21, 2019, 3:24:19 PM wire RELIEF & HUMANITARIAN Hayat Tahrir al-Sham
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