Syria safe zone - updates

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Turkey says Syria Kurds withdrawal 'must be confirmed'

Aug 30, 2019 - 11:43 PM

As part of the US-Turkey deal to create a 'safe zone' in northern Syria, a joint operations center was set up and there will be joint patrols. Turkey hopes the patrols would start 'as soon as possible.'

CONFIRMATION? This file photo shows Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar looking on before posing for a family picture during the NATO Defense Ministers meeting in Brussels on June 27, 2019. File photo by Aris Oikonomou/AFP

UN in talks over control of Syria safe zones

May 11, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has rejected any UN role in monitoring the designated areas

Russia, Turkey, Iran sign deal to set up Syria safe zones

May 05, 2017 - 10:35 AM

The agreement provides for a ceasefire a ban on all flights rapid deliveries of humanitarian aid to the designated areas and the return of refugees