A Kurdish-led pressure says Christian fighters will now oversee security in a northern Syrian area that has witnessed combating between Turkey-backed fighters and Kurdish-led militiamen.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) mentioned Saturday that the deployment will happen in villages shut to the city of Tal Tamr in the Khabur river area. That space is dwelling to Syrias dwindling Christian Syriac and Assyrian communities.
Turkish-backed fighters have been advancing in the realm since final month, main to the displacement of about 200,000 individuals.
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There have been considerations in Christian villages about potential atrocities by Turkey-backed fighters, which embody former jihadists.
The SDF mentioned its deploying the Syriac Army Council and Assyrian fighters in the Khabur river area. Each teams are a part of the SDF.
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