Syrian Observatory: Syrian government forces enter city of Kobani

by Reuters
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 17:00 GMT

BEIRUT, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Syrian government troops accompanied by Russian forces have entered the city of Kobani, the Syrian Observatory reported on Wednesday.

Their arrival to Kobani comes after a deal cut between Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, who control the city, and Damascus to deploy the Syrian army to border areas to help fend off a Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria. (Reporting by Eric Knecht)

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