SDF training by US coalition in Deir Ezzor
ISWNews Analysis Group: The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) conducted military exercises under the supervision of the US coalition near the Omar oil field on the eastern outskirts of Deir Ezzor.
On February 27, the US coalition and SDF forces also conducted a joint military exercise near the Conico gas field on the eastern outskirts of Deir Ezzor.
In recent months, the movement of US forces in the oil and gas areas of Deir Ezzor province has increased. The construction of a new runway at the US military base at the Omar oil field is one of the signs of an increasing US presence in the region.