Turkish army soldiers stand guard as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew as part of a controversial operation against Kurdish rebels, on March 22, 2016 in Mardin, for Newroz celebration. Nowruz, the Farsi-language word for 'New Year', is an ancient Persian festival, celebrated on the first day of spring, March 21, in Central Asian republics, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran. / AFP PHOTO / ILYAS AKENGIN

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 A.M.) – The U.S. and Turkey have allegedly reached an agreement on a number of terms regarding a potential safe zone in northeastern Syria, Asharq Al-Aswat reported on Sunday morning.

Citing well-informed sources, Asharq Al-Aswat said that the U.S. and Turkey allegedly reached an agreement that was titled “safeguarding Turkish national security.”

The new Turkish safe zone would reportedly stretch some 20 to 32 kilometers deep along the border.

According to Asharq Al-Aswat, Turkey wants to drive out 7,000 Kurdish-led fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and People’s Protection Units (YPG) and replaced them with Peshmerga fighters from Iraqi Kurdistan and Arab militiamen with the support of Ahmad Jarba, head of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces.

Neither the U.S. nor Turkey has confirmed this alleged agreement on the safe zone; it is stilll scheduled to be discussed with Russia at the Astana Peace Conference on February 14th.

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Nestor Arapa

Una ves más aparecen los traidores Peshmergas junto a sus aliados Turcos.

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If true, this explains Bombing of SAA near borders of Iraq. US is allowing escaping ISIS into Anbar regions and their four bases in Sunny heartland are another Al-Tanaf safe zone for terrorists. They control the flow terrorists in and out of Syria/Iraq as needed. Iranian sites are not mentioned so I am assuming they are Iraq border securrity forces.

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Yo también pienso igual…

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Yeah, I got to thinking that whenever SAA has had ISIS on the run, the US attacks them Or the fact ISIS is close to US bases yet do nothing until SAA comes after them and suddenly the SDF comes out of hibernation and decided to take on ISIS. Makes no sense.

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ISIS has been created by Iran, Sweet Robert. You really need to read Macchiavelli’s ‘The Prince’, you really don’t get the “dynamics” of politics and geopolitics. Note that this is not a thick book and since it was written to explain politics to Lorenzo di Medici who actually wasn’t wrapped up tight at all, you don’t need to be super bright to read and understand this… Moreover, the yanks did some very very bad things in the past, but the ISIS trick is pure evil even by their standards… You really need a regime able to brag about having cold… Read more »

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And the Kurds are saying, “We thought we were the USA’s ally?”
And I would reply, “Sucker……”

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Yanks are far from having withdrawn.
Senate already opposes this in a bi-partisan 2 thirds of votes non-binding amendment, soon Congress will follow and this will be binding.
So, Trump gets the trust of his electors to whom he promised to pull out from the ME, while Congress+Senate are charged with the responsibility of blocking the move. Hey, Trump is in place for 2 years, his re-election campaign starts… NOW! And he’s a VERY clever guy 😉