Turkish tanks in Northern Syria
In the security zone, which will control Ankara, will enter the East of the Euphrates, including the provinces of al-Raqqah and Deir-ez-Zor.
Turkey agreed with the United States on the establishment on the border with Syria, a security zone with a length of 444 km. On Saturday, October 19, said Advisor to the President of Turkey Yasin Aktay, RIA Novosti reported.
According to the Act, with the US delegation, an agreement was reached that the depth of the created security zone will amount to 32 kilometers and a length of 444 km.
He also stressed that the absence of a written agreement with the US regarding the security zone does not mean disagreement about this or about the content of the agreement.
Aktay said that the safety zone will be East of the Euphrates, particularly the province of al-Raqqah and Deir-ez-Zor.
“The agreement reached with the Americans, the agreement is clear, the Turkish armed forces will exercise control over the security zone, the depth and length of which will determine Turkey”, − he said.
The adviser indicated that the cooperation between Ankara and Washington in the security area will go within the framework of relations between the two countries as NATO members.
It is expected that after the departure from these territories of the USA will leave for Turkey the control of security in the area.
Earlier it was reported that the US military will not take part in the creation of the so-called “security zone” in Northern Syria.
Recall that 9 October, Turkey launched a new operation in Syria under the name of the Source of peace.
Her goal is to create in the North of Syria of a buffer zone, where you will be able to return the refugees. This territory Ankara intends to clear fighters from Kurdish militias.
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