BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:00 P.M.) – A Syrian government source informed Al-Masdar News on Friday that negotiations are taking place regarding the possible transfer of power of the Afrin Canton to the Syrian security forces.

Part of the deal will allow the Syrian security forces to open a headquarters in the Afrin Canton, as they currently have no presence inside this region in northern Aleppo.

The source stated that the role of the YPG (People’s Protection Units) is unknown to him, but it would not be far fetched to see a power sharing deal between the Syrian government and PYD that would mimic similar agreements in Al-Qamishli and Al-Hasakah.

Another government source informed Al-Masdar on Thursday that the Turkish delegation at the Astana Peace Conference made it clear they will not accept a YPG/PKK presence on their border.

Russia is currently attempting to mediate between the Syrian government, Turkish regime, and PYD about the future of the Afrin Canton.

 

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G Dean VanGaya

The Afrin people and their council is more of a Syrian government based in direct governance by the common Assyrians, Syriacs, Arabs, Kurds, etc., than the Ba’athists.

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Hey, G Dean VanGaya, you Kurdi fan boy/girl, why are you ignoring the fact that the Kurds are practicing ethnic cleansing. They are purging Arabs, Christians, and other minorities from the territories they have under their control. They assassinated Assyrian militia leaders after they were just using them as token representatives to appear nice to US sponsors. The Kurds knew that ISIS was going to overrun certain territories and they dis-armed the Assyrians and left them for ISIS to massacre them. The Kurds in Iraq are taking away rights, including land rights, from the Assyrians in Nineveh province. Rights that… Read more »
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Muhaha!!!!!
Turkey+Iranian propaganda! Goebbelsian big lie! Many liars to say this about YPG/PYD, ZERO evidence or proof!!!!
KRG is another problem : Bazrani is nothing else than a dictator and he strongly opposes PUK (Iraqi equivalent to PYD or PKK)

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G Dean VanGaya

Kurdish forces will transfer to the Alawite forces?.. 😉 When will you stop with the false sectarianism?

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How is it non-sectarian to call the Syrian governement an “alawite force”?

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Exactly my point brdlip. So why call the direct democratic council systems Kurdish?! It’s false sectarianism, but if AMN is going to continue to do it, then why the double standard… AMN should refer to the Alawite or Ba’athist or even Damascus forces and not ‘the government’. The direct democratic assemblies, which the Kurds started for themselves before the war, because they weren’t even allowed Syrian passports by Assad, but that are now assemblies of Syriacs, Assyrians, Arabs, etc., are more so the government of and by the people of Syria than Damascus and Assad ever were, let alone are… Read more »
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Hey, G Dean VanGaya, you Kurdi fan boy/girl, why are you ignoring the fact that the Kurds are practicing ethnic cleansing. They are purging Arabs, Christians, and other minorities from the territories they have under their control. They assassinated Assyrian militia leaders after they were just using them as token representatives to appear nice to US sponsors. The Kurds knew that ISIS was going to overrun certain territories and they dis-armed the Assyrians and left them for ISIS to massacre them. The Kurds in Iraq are taking away rights, including land rights, from the Assyrians in Nineveh province. Rights that… Read more »
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It’s Turkish regime doing ethnic cleansing! Look at what they did in Cizre or Surnak in Turkish Kurdistan!
BTW, you mistake Bazrani in KRG with PYD! Bazrani’s a dictator into nepotism, even befriending Turkish führer Erdogan!
PYD is Green-Anarcho and for direct democracy.
The alleged YPG ethnic cleansing has many times been debunked has a total fraud and this crapaganda is ointly Turkish+Iranian funded.
And I wouldn’t trust Iranian intentions on Syria (or Iraq) more than the Turkish, Saudi or US ones!

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Except that Syrian govt is secular and so is YPG.
The only being into sectarianism in Syria are the shithadists and their backers.

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Stupid, 100%
Syria is not only alawite. There is a lot of sunnis and christians dying for the secular state.
Kurds have no other way.
Even, they can ever discuss for some rights.
No door is closed.

Only who want to close the doors are Turkey and KSA.

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Agree for the non-sectarian, nevertheless, the Ba’ath party is not very democratic.
Actually, there is no other ways than power sharing : Erdogan is BTW still vowing to overthrow Assad, make yourself no illusions about it, he’s Muslim Brotherhood, in other terms, a Qaedan!

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ziad welds

“Syrian government, Turkish regime, ” hahahahaha

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lawmann josto

they should give it to the Syrian government exclusively!!!no sharing with kurds!!!

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SAA did NO effort to keep Afrin or east-Rojava. Syrian govt can be happy YPG prevented the regions to fall in Turkish terrorist state’s hands. Syrian govt acted like s**t with millions of Kurds, as I’ve stated last year, this is full part of how Putin has cooked his plan! BTW, Putin said he’s not married with Assad. The time of one-party rule ends, Syria is becoming a real democracy with counter-powers. Hard-liners Ba’athists will have to cope with it or end with their heads chopped by takfiris. Hopefully for Syria, PYD are NOT nationalists but Green-Anarchos. It’d be much… Read more »
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You have no shame. realy.

Syria state was fucked from every side. North with ErdoGollum, south via KSA, east via USA.

And you say no EFFORT ❗ You are just like a huge bug 🙁

Since a long time, sorry -1

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I have no shame at exposing others’ errors, definitively!
Assad did some serious errors like this one or i.e. letting Islamist opponents out from jail, not having modernised his army too, keeping on relying on old Soviet gear!
Giving ‘up the democratic reforms he vowed when he came to power to Ba’ath party hardliners was another one, he should have putted them out of the game instead. Signing a free-trade+free-bordercrossing agreement with Erdogan was the worst of all.
Now, let’s be clear, without EU parachuting weapons in Syrian Kurdistan, Erdolf would have had his proxy-made genocide while keeping his hands pseudo-clean.

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Letting islamist was an agrement. He was betrayed. Probabely he kept the wrong peoples in jail.
The syrian goverment was doing some things wrong, may be.
But remember it is a f*****g war initiated from outside, by foreign states with too much money, KSA, Qatar, USA, France. Israel.

And he was betrayed by the kurds. All ? I don’t know. But remember Menagh. That was not fair. Remember Hasakha. The SU22 pilote : is he free now ❓

What you should critize is your f*****g socialism that led to chaos. Give freedom and resonsability to people. And you will avoid such chaos ❗

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lawmann josto, What would you call democratic assemblies in almost every town over half of Syria, which are federated via re-callable politicians at the level of those towns working together regionally? Is that a government?