[Marxism] Kurdish YPG and Free Syrian Army Agree to Jointly Fight IS

Michael Karadjis mkaradjis at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 06:25:34 MDT 2014


YPG and Free Syrian Army Agrees to Jointly Fight IS
11.09.2014

http://basnews.com/en/News/Details/YPG-and-Free-Syrian-Army-Agrees-to-Jointly-Fight-IS/33701

Mewan Dolamari
BasNews, Syria

The People’s Protection Units (YPG) and Free Syrian Army (FSA) have now 
agreed to join forces and fight against the militants of the Islamic 
State.

They will act together under the name of Burkan al-Forat (Forat 
Eruption), which was announced at a ceremony that took place in the 
Forat area of Syria.

On Wednesday, the military operation was announced at a special ceremony 
where the commander of the FSA made the statement.

“Due to the behavior and actions of IS insurgents against the innocent 
residents of the area, we, as the brigade and battalion of East 
al-Tawhid, Swar al-Raqqa, Shams al-Shamal, YPG, Women Protection Units 
(YPJ), Saraya Jarabulus, Kurdish Front, Swar Umuna, al-Raqqa, Qasas 
force and al-Jihad Fi Sabil Allah Force have declared a joint 
coordination military group against the Islamic State,” read the 
statement.

In another part of the statement, the commander asked those people who 
chose to join the IS insurgents to leave the terrorist organization, and 
he asked the international community to do its duty against IS 
terrorists.

The statement concluded with a decree that the duty of this military 
group is to completely free all areas that are under control of IS 
insurgents, including Qaraqozaq, Jarabulus, Sirin, Manbaj and Raqqa 




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