The demands of the notables and Sheikhs of the Arab tribes in al-Bukamal region, east of Deir-ez-Zor city, came during a tripartite meeting, held in the village of al-Mou Hassan, east of the town of Hajin, which brought together the tribal council of al-Bukamal region, the Syrian Democratic Forces, and the International Coalition to fight ISIS, to see what is ongoing in trying to solve it with discussing.
The meeting was attended by more than 17 notables and Sheikhs of the tribes and tribes of al-Bukamal region, headed by the head of the tribal council in the region and the sheikh of al-Shaitat tribe, Nasser Taram al-Khalaf, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Deir-ez-Zor region, Roni Muhammad, a number of members of the region's military council, and a team from civil affairs in the International Coalition.
The meeting began with the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Deir -ez-Zor region, Roni Muhammad, about the current security situation in the region, and the attempts and assassinations in the region, especially the eastern countryside of the city of Deir-ez-Zor, targeting tribal and community figures. He said: “These operations come within the framework of inciting the street against our military forces. "
In his speech, he referred to the parties supporting this type of operations, saying: “There are attempts by the Syrian regime, as well as from ISIS and Turkey, all of which are trying to sow discord and sedition, so we decided the need to intensify the military checkpoints and patrols in the region, and launch a military operation targeting the militants infiltrating the region crossing between the two banks is prohibited except through the main crossings. "
He noted the need for the notables and Sheikhs to educate the people of the region about what is being hatched against them, and to keep them away from the strife that the Syrian government forces, intelligence and others are trying to stir in the region, calling on everyone to cooperate with each other to establish security.
For their part, the notables and Sheikhs of the Arab tribes supported the security plan within which SDF movement is moving to fight the militants, and anyone who tries to stir up strife and disturb security.
And demanded the International Coalition to support SDF more in terms of intelligence, to support the region with organizations linked to the coalition, and to take a firm political stance from the region and the autonomous administration to limit the attempts of various greedy parties in the region, and the need to support it economically and protect the Sheikhs and clans' notables.
The International Coalition team, in its turn, affirmed the support of the International Coalition for the Syrian Democratic Forces to fight ISIS and pursue cells in the region, and that it is doing everything in its power to support the region, through the organizations dealing with it, and they demanded the necessity of informing clans' notables the International Coalition and the SDF of every threat they face, to be solved.
The meeting will continue after the departure of the International Coalition and the SDF team, and it is expected that al-Bukamal tribal council will deliver a statement to the public opinion, explaining their position on the recent situation in the region, and what needs to be worked on.
Regarding the meeting of the al-Bukamal tribal council, its importance and timing, the Sheikh of the Buqaan tribe, Abdul Aziz al-Salem, stated that it is one of the usual meetings of the council, in the event that an emergency situation appears in the region, and to take appropriate decisions regarding our people at this stage, and how to protect the area.
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