The YPG confirmed the information about the arrival of the forces of the Syrian militia in Afrin
Kurdish defense units YPG confirmed the information about the arrival of Syrian militia in the city Afrin for the common defense of the Syrian territory from the Turkish army, according to the placed at the disposal of RIA Novosti the press service of the YPG.
A source in the Syrian militia earlier told RIA Novosti that the militia came to Afrin and ready to repel the aggression of the Turkish army.
“The Syrian government has responded to our call… and sent military troops today, February 20, to focus them on the borders and jointly to defend Syrian territory and its borders”, — reads the statement of the press service.
The official reaction of Damascus reported the arrival of the militia in Afrin is not followed.
Earlier, several media reported that by agreement of the Syrian army and Kurdish self-defense forces (YPG) government troops in the next two days should take a number of positions on the border with Turkey and in the Afrin. The official Syrian Agency SANA reported on Monday that the fighters of the Syrian national forces (SNA) in the next few hours can enter Affleck. Later Monday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the Syrian government army had stopped the advance to Aminu after he held talks.