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Thursday, 1 October 2020 - 16:54

Why is Russia trying to give concessions to the Kurds against the will of the Syrian government?

Russia appears to be trying to achieve three goals through mediation between the Kurds and the Syrian government. The first goal is to implement oil contracts between Russia and Syria in the northeastern areas that are now under American control. Russia’s next goal, meanwhile, is to resolve the crisis politically by involving the Kurds in the political process as a concession to the West to enter the reconstruction of Syria and eventually become a trusted mediator in the international arena.

Monday, 11 November 2019 - 10:37

Video: Joint Russian-Turkish patrol in north of Syria

So far, three joint military patrols in the eastern Euphrates have been carried out by Russia and Turkey. However, the Kurdish people in the region are not happy with these patrols and are protesting the presence of Turkish troops on Syrian soil… Download

Friday, 8 November 2019 - 21:58

Video: Third joint Turkey-Russia patrol received a warm welcome in eastern Euphrates

ISWNews Analysis Group: The third joint patrol of Russian and Turkish forces took place on Friday in the Derik and Qamishli area east of the Euphrates. The operation involved four Russian military vehicles and four Turkish military vehicles. This patrol, like the second joint patrol, was welcomed by locals throwing stones at the vehicles, protesting […]

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 13:45

Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey

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.