DEIR EZ-ZOR- The General Command of the People Protection Units assured that after cooperating with the Arabic clans in the region, and the support and assistance of the Russian forces and the US-led global coalition, Deir Ez-Zor countryside has fully been liberated from IS gangs, adding that they are ready to form a joint operation room with their partners to fight IS, this came in a statement.
As the statement was read by the People Protection Units’ spokesperson Nori Mahmoud in al-Salahiya neighborhood; the first neighborhood liberated in northern Deir ez-Zor, the official spokesperson of al-Jazeera Tempest Lilwa Abdullah, and the Co-chair of the Deir ez-Zor Military Council Gassan al-Yousef and a Russian delegation headed by the Gen. Alex Kim deputy of the Hamimim’s commander.
The statement read by Nori Mahmoud is:
“After heroic resistance by the People Protection Units in cooperation with the Arabic clans of the region, and having eliminated the terror of Daesh, the countryside of Deir ez-Zor east of the Euphrates has fully been liberated supported by the Russian forces in Syria and the US-led global coalition.”
“On this occasion, we congratulate the Syrian people with all its components on this victory, and thank all the international powers; the global coalition, the Russian forces for the aerial, logistical support and coordination and counsel on the ground, we also hope that this support will be reinforced and the required aerial protection and coverage will be assured, as the war against terrorism came to an end, we are now before strategic tasks represented in the founding of a peaceful life and reconstruction of the infrastructure so that our country recovers.”
“We are also about forming an administration and councils consisting of the clans’ sheikhs, notables, and the figures sufficient to directly and fully represent the Arabs, Kurds, and all the components of the region according to the democratic nation, the autonomous administration and the fraternity of people so that our liberated areas be a part and parcel of the democratic Syria, enjoying a democratic system which guarantees all fundamental freedoms of the Syrian components, we also call the world powers, especially the United States and Russian Federation to be guarantors of the peaceful and democratic solutions in the Syrian future, and the protection of the liberated areas till our people recovers and reaches self-defense level.”
We declare our readiness to form joint operation rooms with our partners in the war against IS to increase the momentum of this coordination and eliminate this terror completely.
“Long live democratic Syria, long live fraternity of peoples, disgrace, death and shame to terrorism and all the powers supporting it.”