In Syria, early withdrawal of forces from the security zone

Syrian border guards and Russian military police entered the security corridor, Sergei Shoigu said.
The withdrawal of armed units from the security zone in north-eastern Syria, in accordance with the Sochi agreements, was completed ahead of schedule. This was said by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu
The withdrawal of armed units from the territory where the security corridor is to be established is completed ahead of schedule. Both the Syrian border guards and our military police have entered there,” Shoigu said.

He added that more than 100 square kilometers of territory had been cleared and a large number of explosives had been defused, from mines and shells to multiple rocket munitions.

As you know, on October 22 ended a 120-hour ceasefire in northern Syria, the Kurds left the area of the military operation of Turkey, after which Ankara announced the cessation of hostilities, which began on October 9.

And on October 23, the presidents of Turkey and Russia signed a memorandum on Syria, which in particular envisaged the introduction of Russian military police units on the Syrian side of the Syrian-Turkish border.

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