UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Lavrov announced the end of the war even as the United States has just sent 150 troops to Syria: is the war over?
Eight years after the beginning of the conflicts in Syria, the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs announced the end of the war.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday 13 September that peace and stability would be restored in Syria.
“Indeed, the war in Syria has ended and this country is gradually recovering peace. However, sporadic sources of tension persist in areas that are not yet controlled by the Syrian government, “Lavrov said.
The top Russian diplomat said that the immediate formation of a constitutional committee in Syria was important, adding that it was a concrete step towards the realization of a diplomatic solution thanks to the efforts of the Syrian government and under the auspices of the United Nations. United.
“Russia wants the Syrian government to assert its sovereignty over the four corners of the country. We are also for the fight against terrorism to continue, so that Syrian refugees can return to their homeland and for Syria to regain its place in the Arab world, and this because the security and stability of Middle East count for us, “said Lavrov.
In the field, one person was killed and 24 wounded in a car explosion in Afrin, a city controlled by pro-Turkish terrorist groups.
On the other hand, Turkey has just installed new equipment and military forces in a de-escalation area in Idlib to reinforce its checkpoints.
According to Anadolu, a military convoy carrying equipment and troops arrived in Idlib on Thursday, September 12, after crossing the Syrian border.
According to a report by the New York Times , the Pentagon is preparing to send about 150 troops to north-east Syria to conduct ground patrols with Turkish forces, at least temporarily canceling the withdrawal of Syria ordered by President Trump. last December.
The new troop deployment, which has not yet been reported, is part of a series of military and diplomatic measures undertaken by the United States in recent weeks to defuse tensions with Turkey, NATO’s ally, after American support for Syrian Kurdish militiamen.
According to the New York Times, the United States currently has just under 1,000 troops in Syria.
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