ISWNews Analysis Group: The US president has ordered the lifting of Turkish sanctions because of a ceasefire agreement in northeast Syria and a halt to Turkish attacks on the Kurds.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Syrian army will establish 15 new observation points at its border with Turkey in the eastern Euphrates to monitor the safe zone agreement in the area.
According to the agreement between Turkey and Russia over the northeastern border of Syria, the field map of the area in east of Euphrates will be as follows.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Today, an important meeting between presidents of Russia and Turkey was held in Sochi, and after six hours of negotiations the sides finally reached an agreement on northern Syria and the Kurds issue.
ISWNews Analysis Group: This morning, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited Syrian Army positions in al-Habit and southern Idlib frontlines.
Recently US coalition forces slowly retreating from Syrian soil. Some places were left to Syrian forces untouched but some bases which are more important or had equipment which couldn’t be moved were destroyed by USA.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Today US troops retreated from a military base in Sarrin, south of Kobani toward Iraq.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman Kino Gabriel announced the withdrawal of Kurdish forces from the town of Ras al-Ain.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Engagements in Ras al-Ayn are continuing between Turkey and Syrian Democratic Forces(SDF) in despite of ceasefire.