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Oct 21, 2019
1:24PM

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces withdraw from border town of Ras al Ain

PTI
In Syria, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have withdrawn from the border town of Ras al Ain under a U.S.-brokered ceasefire deal. SDF spokesman Kino Gabriel said yesterday that they do not have any more fighters in the city, but a spokesman for Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said the withdrawal was not yet complete.

Ras al Ain is one of two towns on the Turkish-Syrian border that have been the main targets of Turkey’s offensive to push back Kurdish fighters and create a safe zone inside Syria that is more than 30 km deep.

Turkey paused the offensive on Thursday night for five days under a deal agreed between President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Erdogan has warned that Turkey will resume the assault when the deadline expires tomorrow if the SDF had not pulled back from the safe zone area.

Turkey launched its offensive after President Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing U.S. troops from northeastern Syria. The move was criticised in Washington and elsewhere. 

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