Syria wants United Nations to condemn USA 'massacre'

12 February, 2018, 01:39 | Author: Kim Reid
  • Destruction in Syria

In order to achieve its goals in Syria, the United States has become reliant on its main ally in the fight against ISIS, the 50,000 strong Syrian Democratic Forces, a mix of Kurdish and Arab fighters who helped fight off Wednesday's attack by pro-regime forces.The local U.S. allies have proven to be an effective fighting force against ISIS and have also helped check Assad and Iran's presence in eastern Syria, with Russia and the USA negotiating an agreed-upon "de-confliction" line to separate Russian-backed regime troops and US-backed forces.United States military officials have told CNN that the USA has sent Special Operations Forces to partner with US-backed Syrian forces along the Euphrates River and Assad's regime has called the Syrian Democratic Forces traitors and has vowed to eject U.S. troops from the country.The Syrian Democratic Forces have managed to capture much of Syria's oil and gas infrastructure after ejecting ISIS from those areas. A number of USA military advisers were present alongside local allied forces, and the Americans led a punishing response that other officials said killed about 100 of the assailants.

Syrian regime forces' initial coordinated attack included tanks, howitzers and more, but only one US-backed SDF fighter was injured.

A USA military airstrike has killed over 100 Pro-regime soldiers fighting for the Assad government, against anti-Assad rebels.

US-backed Kurdish-led forces have been competing for control of Deir el-Zour with Russian-backed Syrian troops that are reinforced by Iranian-supported militias.

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Damascus and the US-backed Kurdish militia once worked towards the same goal in the region but they were never allied, and the collapse of the IS "caliphate" has further strained an already frosty relationship.Syrian state media confirmed that dozens were killed in the clash but appeared to deny the forces were army soldiers, describing the victims as "popular forces".

Kurdish forces in northern Syria pardoned roughly 400 former members of ISIL in early January, adding some of them to the ranks of a US -backed group, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations charged Thursday. "Coalition officials were in regular communication with Russian counterparts before, during and after the attack".

100 people is a lot to kill, particularly since the USA supposedly isn't at war with Syria.

Calling the attack a "perplexing situation", Mattis said he could not give any explanation why they would shell the SDF headquarters with artillery. "We would like to see a ceasefire, the end of war in Syria, but the terrorists, I'm not sure they are in agreement".

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Reuters reported that regime forces were likely trying to take an oilfield near Khusham, citing a United States official. It also said it was aware only of 25 Syrian militia members having been wounded in the U.S. strikes.

The United Nations Security Council is considering demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow the delivery of aid and the evacuation of sick and wounded, diplomats said on Friday, although the measure is likely to be resisted by Russian Federation.

The attack on Deir Ezzor is part of a steady ratcheting up of the multisided conflict in Syria, provoked overwhelmingly by Washington's announced decision to maintain a permanent U.S. military occupation of the country and pursue a "post-ISIS" policy centered on the original United States objectives of Syrian regime change and rolling back Iranian and Russian influence in the region.

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