Turkish authorities announced their intention to conduct joint patrols with Russian troops around Tel Rifaat and Azaz cities in Afrin region in northern Aleppo, Turkish media reported.
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad held a new speech on Sunday during a meeting with a number of local council heads from all over Syria.
A man in his sixties was abducted and tortured by members of Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army faction in Afrin, an area of Northern Syria adjacent to the border with Turkey.
Syrian officials and representatives of tribes and clans held an important meeting in Ithriya town of Hama province on January 25, 2019.
The Kurds no longer pay much heed to traditional tribal structures, but the tribal system still dominates Arab society in Syria.
The US officials have urged the Free Syrian Army and National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces not to support the upcoming Turkish military operation against the Kurdish forces.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed the United States for holding joint military patrolling with the YPG along the Turkish border in northern Syria, expressing his belief that Washington will soon correct this mistake.
Turkey’s leader Recep Erdogan urged the Kurdish armed groups to leave the border areas of Syria as Ankara got ready to host the summit on Syrian crisis.
Turkish authorities have set a 90 day deadline for the US to resolve the situation the issue of Manbij city which is contested by Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Turkish leadership is concerned with the possibility of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) supporting the Syrian Arab Army in the upcoming Idlib offensive.