Arab press: Parties try to spread chaos in NE, Syria, Europe prepares to punish Turkey

The Syrian Democratic Council said that many parties are trying to spread chaos in northern and eastern Syria, while the international community forced Lebanon to accept an international investigation into the Beirut port bombing, while Europe was preparing for a set of sanctions against Turkey.

On Monday morning, Arab newspapers focused on the Syrian situation, in addition to the Lebanese crisis, and the dispute between Europe and Turkey.

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: "SDF" accuses 3 parties of spreading chaos in the east of the Euphrates

The Arab newspapers published this morning on the Syrian issue dealt with several topics, the most prominent of which was efforts to cause sedition in northern and eastern Syria, and in this context Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper said: “The Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) held three parties responsible for the assassinations that affected prominent Arab tribes clans east of the Euphrates Recently, the council’s president, Riyad Darar, accused the “Syrian Tribes and Tribes Council” supported by Turkey, the Syrian regime, and ISIS cells of being behind the incidents to ignite wars and ethnic nationalist conflicts between the people of the region.

In a related context, the sheikhs and clans' notables from al-Raqqa governorate issued a statement after a meeting yesterday, in which they confirmed their categorical rejection of the policy of the Syrian regime and the Iranian forces, and declared their full support for al-Akkidat tribe, calling on the "Syrian Democratic Forces" to open a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances of the killing of "one of the most prominent sheikhs of al-Akkidat." », And they affirmed their absolute support for her.

Military officials from the International Coalition and leaders of the "Syrian Democratic Forces" held meetings yesterday in the village of al-Mouhassan in town of Hajin, with the heads and sheikhs of Arab tribes in the east of the Euphrates to calm the situation, hand over the perpetrators to justice and hold them accountable.

Last Friday, the sheikhs and notables of the towns of Dhiban and al-Shuhayl met with American military officials in al-Omar oil field to discuss field developments, and the Americans conveyed their keenness to continue investigations, and to uncover the perpetrators of assassinating tribal sheikhs.

Al-Arab: The international community is forcing Lebanon to accept an international investigation into the Beirut bombing

Regarding the Lebanese issue, Al-Arab newspaper said: "The international conference that was held yesterday forced Lebanon to accept an international investigation committee into the huge explosion that occurred on the fourth of this month and led to the destruction of part of Beirut."

A statement issued by the conference said, "At the request of Lebanon, the assistance (coming) from an impartial, reliable and independent investigation into the August 4 blast is an immediate need and is available."

European diplomatic sources said that the phrase "at the request of Lebanon" aims to save the face of President Michel Aoun, who considered the formation of an international investigation committee "a waste of time."

The countries that participated in the video, on Sunday, at the Aid Lebanon Conference after the Beirut Port bombing, stressed the necessity of delivering this aid to the population "directly" and within the framework of "transparency."

This is at a time when Hezbollah has pushed towards the survival of the Lebanese government headed by Hassan Diab, after the Minister of Information, Manal Abdel Samad (Druze), left it, and Environment Minister Damianus Train (Maronite) moved to do the same, and the resignation of seven parliamentarians from various political parties.

A Lebanese politician said that Hezbollah's adherence to the government of Hassan Diab is formal, and he does not object to the current government remaining as a caretaker government, but rather objects to its survival for a long period.

This politician made it clear that this is not only linked to the party’s desire to control the joints of power in Lebanon in light of the recent disaster in Beirut, but also to other considerations.

It revealed that the most important consideration is the desire for the survival of the current government, which is the party's government, when the judgment of the International Court in The Hague regarding the assassination of Rafik Hariri was issued a week from now, on the 18th of this month.

Political sources stated that Diab persuaded Minister Qattar to wait to submit his resignation, while Industry Minister Imad Hoballah, who belongs to Hezbollah, wrote through his Twitter account, “A large number of those who are demanding the resignation of the government or its ministers do not understand responsibility and want to throw Lebanon into the unknown to attract foreign interference, and some He wants to stop criminal scrutiny and judicial investigations. "We will not resign, and we will continue to assume our responsibilities, and we will not submit to put pressure or blackmail."

The Lebanese politician said that Minister Hoballah's position should not be taken completely seriously.

And it became clear, based on political sources in Beirut, that Hezbollah is currently trying to find a way to hold the previous government headed by Saad Hariri responsible for the big explosion that occurred on the fourth of this month in the warehouses of Beirut port and destroyed part of the Lebanese capital.

Al-Bayan: Europe has surrounded Turkey's moves in the "Mediterranean" with new sanctions

Regarding the differences between Turkey and the European Union, Al-Bayan newspaper said: “In response to its interventions in the Mediterranean, the European Union is preparing new punitive measures against Turkey, for discussion with member states during the coming period, at a time when Ankara plans to conduct maneuvers using artillery fire today and tomorrow in an area between my two islands. The Greek Rhodes and Castelorizo.

The European Union's foreign policy coordinator, Josep Puri, said that the Turkish naval movements in the Mediterranean after the signing of a maritime agreement between Egypt and Greece are of great concern, indicating that the recent maritime mobilization in the eastern Mediterranean is of great concern, adding that it will lead to an increase in the dispute.

The European official considered that "the maritime borders should be drawn through dialogue and not through unilateral movements and the mobilization of naval forces."

For her part, the spokeswoman for the European Union's External Relations Commission, Nabila Masrali, said that there are Turkish moves that worry the member states of the Union, especially in the Eastern Mediterranean, which is reflected in the strained relations between Turkey and the Union.

And stated in press statements that the European Union's foreign policy coordinator is preparing a new set of punitive measures against Turkey to be presented at the European foreign ministers' meeting in Berlin before the end of this month.

The official said that these measures will be a European reaction to the illegal Turkish moves and the threat to the interests of the European Union, as the European Union sanctions against Turkey continue.

Masrali indicated that the unilateral Turkish moves, especially in the Middle East, are clearly inconsistent with European interests and the legal rights of member states, as well as inconsistent with international law.



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