BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:45 P.M.) – The Syrian government forces have yet to enter the Afrin region, despite previous reports by members of the National Defense Forces (NDF) via social media.

According to a military source in Aleppo, the Syrian government forces have remained at the towns of Al-Zahra’a and Nubl near the Afrin axis; however, they have not received orders to enter.

The source added that the only forces to enter Afrin from the government territories were members of the YPG from the Sheikh Maqsoud District of Aleppo city.

It appears the main issue blocking the government troops from entering Afrin is the agreed upon terms between Damascus and the YPG/PYD.

The YPG/PYD are not in favor of handing over their heavy weapons to the Syrian government, which would ultimately make Afrin under Damascus’ control.

For the Syrian government, the only way they will approve of their forces entering Afrin is to have the YPG surrender their heavy weapons.

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it’s heartbreaking! the most devastating enimy is approaching, islamist roaches too, and the secula forces delve into subtleties os precedure… slam th fascists where you see them!

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kurds don’t give up the heavy weapons because they want to secede from Syria. They just want to double-dip and waste Syrian lives to protect them so that they can break up Syria. Thus, by not accepting the Syrian terms they declared themselves to be an enemy of Syria. It will cost thousands of Syrian lives to re-take this land from the terrorists. This makes the kurds murderers. They are very lucky if the SAA allows them to escape via Syrian land. One could sympathize with the kurdish plea for freedom, for their own country. Not any more. The Turks… Read more »

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Actually… Oçalan’s followers think that Assad (and the Ba’ath as a whole) are fascists. While at the same time pledging alliance to the fascist-imperialists pour excellence (that’s the USA, just in case). They’ve also been okey-dokeying with the very same FSA/Nusra/Zenki they’re fighting against now. Even Daesh is a “devastating enemy” whose fighters Kurds are not ashamed of accepting in their own ranks, as of late.
Time to make up their Kurdish minds?