The Turkish occupation army continues its attacks on northern and eastern Syria, and intensified its attacks on the villages of Tal Tamr, where the Syriac and Assyrians, who had been subjected to the massacre of the Sipho in 1915 by the Ottoman Empire, The Simil massacre in Iraq in 1917 and the massacres by ISIS mercenaries in the villages of Tal Tamr in 2015.
However, the Syrians of the Syriac Military Council are courageously confronting the Turkish occupation attacks on the Assyrian villages in Hawad al-Khabour and Tal Tamr countryside, using their right to legitimate defense of their presence in the face of attacks by the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries from Jabhat Al-Nusra and ISIS who want to annihilate the people of the region and displace them and resettle others.
In this context, Hawar news agency ANHA held a meeting with the Commander of the Syriac Military Council in Tel Tamr district, Khabur Akkad, who called on the international community to intervene quickly, to stop the attacks of the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries on the areas of northern and eastern Syria.
'Standing alongside with SDF is our duty'
"Since the beginning of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries from ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra on the north and east of Syria in general, we are present in the front lines of fighting in Hawad al-Khabour in Tal Tamr district, to defend the components of the area, especially the Assyrians, Chaldeans, Syrians and their villages," he said, he pointed out that their position on the front lines is "to counter the attacks of the Turkish attack on our territory."
Akad explained that standing alongside with the SDF in the context of the legitimate defense of their territories is a duty incumbent upon them as components of the region, He continued, "We must stand by the SDF forces, and be among these forces to protect our areas in the fight in Hawad al-Khabour in Tel Tamr district, and to protect the co-existence components in the area."
'We will continue to defend our land till the last breath'
Khabour Akkad stressed that they will not allow to the Turkish attack to repeat the massacres against them by the Turkish occupation mercenaries from ISIS, while launching attacks on the region and the practice of violations against its people such as killings, looting and stealing.
"We will confront all the attacks of the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries, we will not stand idly by in the face of their barbaric attacks on our areas, and we will continue to defend our land till the last breath. "
At the end of his speech, the commander called on the international community to intervene to stop the attacks of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries from Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusra against the peoples of northern and eastern Syria, and stop the exodus of the indigenous of the region and prevent the massacres against them.