The General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces issued a written statement to the public opinion on the latest developments of the military campaign launched against ISIS cells in the countryside of al-Hasakah and Deir ez-Zor yesterday.
The General Command said in its statement: “ISIS’ attacks have increased in the recent period, which poses a real threat to the safety, security and stability of people.”
The General Command confirmed that after investigations and information gathering, and in cooperation with the international coalition forces to combat terrorism and the coordination with the Iraqi army, “our forces began the campaign of “Deterring Terrorism” to hunt and track ISIS terrorist cells in the eastern Badia along the Khabour River and the Syrian-Iraqi border.”
The General Command of SDF explained that this campaign “will target ISIS’s dens and hideouts which are a source of concern for the people, work to disturb security and stability in the region and constitute a threat that threatens the return of ISIS.”
The Command indicated at the end of its statement that “the campaign of “Deterring Terrorism” launched by our forces with the international coalition is proceeding well, has achieved good results so far, and will continue until the completion of the entire task entrusted to it.”