After Erdogan announced a freeze on the military operation against Syria, he said they were determined to cross into the eastern Euphrates as soon as possible
While US President Donald Trump said he would withdraw his forces “slowly” from Syria and that he will coordinate the process of withdrawal with the Turkish side,While France moved on the ground formally and individually and conducted military patrols separate from US forces, in a letter to Turkey that it is on the ground after the withdrawal of US forces and that it will take over the task of protecting the region, Foreign Minister Mouloud Chaouischoglu said that Turkey intends to cross into the eastern Euphrates.
Oglu said on Tuesday that his country was determined to move to the east of the Euphrates River in northern Syria as soon as possible, the Turkish daily Hurriyet reported Tuesday.
The Turkish presidency said that President Erdogan and US President Trump, agreed during a contact last Sunday, the coordination between them to avoid a vacuum in Syria, in light of the US withdrawal.
On Sunday and Monday, US troops visited the Syrian city of Manbaj, held meetings with the forces of the Manbaj military council and took the views of citizens on the military operation, while French troops patrolled around the city of Manbaj alone.
In a related context, a source familiar with our site said that a meeting was held yesterday between the leadership of the forces of the Democratic Suraya and US forces in Tabqa the city of the Syrian was discussed and the Turkish threats and preparations on the line of Al Sagur river.