Syrian army units enter Tal Tamr on border with Turkey

epa07919651 A handout photo made available by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows civilians welcoming Syrian army soldiers arriving at Tal Tamr town, in the northwestern Hasaka, Syria, 14 October 2019. According to SANA, Syrian army units were deployed in Tal Tamr town in the northwestern Hasaka, as well as several villages and towns in the countryside of Raqqa, to counter the Turkish military operation. Syrian forces were deployed a day after Russian-brokered deal between the Kurds and Syrian regime that allows the deployment of Syrian troops in the northeast areas for the first time in years, after Turkey launched an offensive targeting Kurdish forces. EPA-EFE/SANA HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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Handout photos made available by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows civilians welcoming Syrian army soldiers arriving at Tal Tamr town, in the northwestern Hasaka, Syria on Monday 14 October 2019.

According to SANA, Syrian army units were deployed in Tal Tamr town in the northwestern Hasaka, as well as several villages and towns in the countryside of Raqqa, to counter the Turkish military operation.

Syrian forces were deployed a day after Russian-brokered deal between the Kurds and Syrian regime that allows the deployment of Syrian troops in the northeast areas for the first time in years, after Turkey launched an offensive targeting Kurdish forces.

 

Photos: EPA-EFE/SANA

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