SDF, Iraqi army to establish joint coordination center at border
Syrian Democratic Forces and the Iraqi army agreed to establish a joint coordination center at the Iraqi-Syrian border passing through Deir ez-Zor.
Officials from the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Iraqi army held a meeting on Sunday. The officials talked about the security of Iraqi-Syrian border passing through Deir ez-Zor, and agreed to establish a joint coordination center for border security and information flow.
Sunday’s meeting at the Iraqi side of the border was attended by Iraqi Cizire Forces Commander General Kasım Muhammed Salih and his deputy commander General Abdul Huseyn on behalf of the Iraqi army, while the SDF was represented by Operation Cizire Storm commanders Hasan Qamişlo and Engizek Xelil.
The two sides called attention to the nearing end of ISIS and talked about maintaining security along the border line until ISIS is finished off. SDF and Iraqi officials congratulated each other on their success in the battle against ISIS.
Following the meeting, the SDF delegation turned back to their areas.