SDF and International Coalition confirm future cooperation
SDF spokesman Gabriel said that the cooperation with the International Coalition will continue in the military, logistical and intelligence field.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the International Coalition against ISIS confirmed their further cooperation at a press conference in Rimêlan in the canton of Qamishlo.
The press conference was attended by Lîlwa Abdullah, spokeswoman for the Deir ez-Zor Military Council, SDF spokesman Kino Gabriel and Coalition Spokesman Myles B. Caggins.
Lîlwa Abdullah rated the second phase of the operation against ISIS cells in Deir ez-Zor and Hesekê as positive.
SDF spokesman Gabriel said that the cooperation with the International Coalition will continue in the military, logistical and intelligence field. Concerning the cooperation between the SDF and the coalition, Gabriel said: “There have been attacks from many sides on the regions of northern and eastern Syria. We will continue to coordinate with the International Coalition to fight the elements that threaten the security of the region, against ISIS and those supporting them at all levels.”
Coalition spokesman Myles Caggins confirmed the cooperation in the fight against ISIS and spoke of great success: “The coalition is present in the region to defeat ISIS and to support the newly liberated areas. The coalition forces advanced in the east of Deir ez-Zor and in Hesekê. Prior to this, activities have taken place in Raqqa to clean the region of ISIS and its cell structure. A coordinated exchange of information takes place between our bases in the region and the Syrian Democratic Forces and we carry out aerial operations. On this basis, we support the SDF and announce that our cooperation will continue.”