Military police took over a stronghold in Syria
A stronghold in the Syrian village of Tell Samin, previously abandoned by the US military, was taken by the Russian military police. The fortified position is located in a strategic area at the crossroads that connect Raqqa with the center and north of Syria, as well as with the cities in the Euphrates flood plain. The Russian Military Police will patrol the area and ensure the safety of the civilians. The fortified position was organized in a former school building, and it was previously occupied by the US military. According to the Syrian authorities, when it was controlled by the US — the terrorists were able to transport their weapons via the roads nearby.
The Syrian presidential adviser Buseyn Shaaban announced that the Syrian authorities are preparing to file a lawsuit against the US for the plundering of the country’s oil resources. Damascus is studying the possible international legal measures that can be taken against Washington. Buseyna Shaaban also reported that Syria, together with the Russian companies, began the work on the exploration of the oil and gas reserves in the Mediterranean sea. Earlier, Donald Trump, while commenting on Washington’s control over Syrian oil fields, announced that “We have oil, and we can do what we want with it».
The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved a memorandum on a military cooperation between Turkey and the Government of National Consent of Lybia. The decree was published in the Turkish mass media. The agreement on a military cooperation between Turkey and the Libyan Government of National Consent was signed in Istanbul on 28th of November. During the last Saturday, the Turkish parliament ratified the memorandum of military cooperation, concluded with the government in Tripoli.
The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while speaking in Ankara to the heads of the regional branches of the »Justice and Development Party», that currently rules Turkey, said that he intends to submit a request to the Turkish parliament for the use of the Turkish armed forces in Libya. According to him, the government of national consent in Libya asked Ankara for a military support. The bill on the mandate of the Turkish government, needed to send the troops to Libya, will be the first item on the agenda during the winter session of the Turkish parliament in January.