Ayn Issa – At the invitation of the Military Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces and in coordination with the Syrian Democratic Council, an extensive meeting was held on Thursday for elders and dignitaries of tribes of north and east Syria, to discuss the Turkish threats and condemn it and to discuss the security and political situation which the region has faced recently.
The activities of the forum, which was attended by a number of leaders of the SDF, tribal elders, and prominent political figures, began with a minute of silence in the memory of the martyr’s lives.
The leader of the SDF Jamil Mazloum delivered a speech in which he welcomed the attendees, and referred to the Turkish threats, pointing out that the world did not help the people of northern Syria who destroyed the ISIS terrorist organization, noting that they are preparing their measures to participate in the protection of a unified Syria.
He added, there are parties working to destabilize the security of the region by carrying out explosions and light the fires in the crops, he stressed saying: “any attack on our areas, camps, and prisons we guard will pose a danger, which will help the organization to reappear, and stressed that any attack on our areas we will respond with the right to defend ourselves”.
Hassan Mohammed Ali, a member of the political body in the Syrian Democratic Council, stressed the necessity of uniting the peoples of the region and praised the role of tribal sheikhs in joining forces and cohesion of peoples, pointing out that “Turkey is seeking to occupy the region and return the illusions of the Osomanian Empire on the pretext that it helps the people of the region, thinking that we have forgotten their occupation and how they divided us for four centuries. He added that the new phase has new security and political challenges and we have been able to overcome most of them.
The forum ended with a statement of the elders and dignitaries of the tribes of the Euphrates region.