DAMASCUS, SYRIA (0:40 P.M.) – 8,500 combat-ready Kurdish combattants have undergone training by US special forces in northern Syria over the past year, Brigadier General Dave Anderson said on Saturday.

Furthermore, the US spokesman noted that armaments had been provided to 40,000 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The Kurdish-led army was also given 400 military vehicles, including Humvees and armored technicals.

In return, the SDF og PYD leadership have promised to wrestle control of Raqqa city, considered the Islamic State’s long-standing capital in Syria.

“The fight in Raqqa is going well, but we know there will be tough days ahead. However, I’m confident that our partner forces are up to the task,” he concluded.

Moreover, while the Turkish government is opposed to arm supplies to the SDF, and does not trust that the SDF will return weapons to the coalition, the coalition says the SDF is a trusted force.

Although the bulk of the campaign to capture Raqqa is led by Kurdish contingents, US special forces and marines are also present on the ground while coalition warplanes and artillery guns are bombarding the city from land and air.

Brand new footage of a US convoy heading towards Raqqa:

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I have to reiterate that this alien army on Syrian sovereign land is being trained to fight the Syrian government forces not the US/Israeli created ISIS who have long vacated the area. The US is hurrying up with its plan to split Syria and grab for itself more than 1/3 of the country. These Kurdish invading and occipying forces being trained are in fact to become the occupation army of the US created artificial state called Rojava which the US servile Western governments would recognoze as an independent state.

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I add: In order to disrupt this project and protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity the Syrian Arab Army needs to IMMEDIATELY reclaim all of its natural gas and oil resources before they are stolen by the US proxies because without natural resources the Rojava project cannot come through. All of Syria belongs to the Syrian people not to foreign mercenaries and tge Syrian government has the egal right to reclail all of its land whether the US likes it or not.

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SDF are Syrians, except Turkish Kurds that Erdogan’s ethnic cleansing has pushed into Syria. Foreign mercenaries have been smuggled into Syria, thanks to Turkish shitlamist regime! As Turkey has 25 millions of Kurds, we shall arm them to the teeth too in order to balkanise Turkey. As Enverdogan Pasha wants Ottoman Empire v.2.0, he’ll get Sèvres treaty v.2.0, but there won’t be an Atatürk this time. Anyway, Syria has lost any interest now, thanks to Southstream+Northstream pipelines, then the Cyprus gas fields. Now what matters is to flush the toilets in Cyprus by expelling the Turks from here… It will… Read more »
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Confirmation from the horse’s mouth about what I said earlier that these Kurdish invasion and occupation forces are being trained to fight the Syrian govenment forces. Statement by the US Department of Defense: “The US Department of Defense confirmed the delivery of heavier weapons to US-allied Kurdish fighters which the US believes are needed to outmaneuver the Syrian government”

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this is getting ridiculas! what the *#%$!!! was russia doing at the G20!?!? is this the deal he bought for syria!?!?! and your right Deo and its sad af too because it couldin’t get anymore obvious. i swear i hate america. why are they so fucking evil!?!?!????

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Nope, they’re trained to go against the Ottoman Empire 😉
Syria’s not a problem, führer Erdolf is a problem.
Actually, it won’t be a problem to export Qatari gas to EU through Israel, that’s why Saudi-Barbaria is trying to befriend Israelis, thus, as they’ve highly funded all the anti-Israeli crapaganda and terrorists…
Now they’re charging it all on Qatar which will surely have a coup soon.
Huhu, Saudis are very elastic rascals 😉 If it’s in their interests, soon you’d see the grand mosque in Mecca to become the temple of death-metal with beer fountains or a night-club with bunnies, muhaha