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10 US officers and foreign experts leave Syria towards Iraq

HASAKA, (ST)_The United States pulled 100 troops and dozens of vehicles from Syrian territories towards Iraq, according to the Syrian News Agency (SANA).

The agency made it clear the US occupation troops and the vehicles left the Syrian territories in two batches through Simalka crossing towards Iraq.

More casualties and huge destruction on the second day of the Turkish regime army's attack on the northeast of Syria

HASAKA, RAQQA,(ST)_For the second day running, the Turkish regime army continues its attack on several towns in Hasaka and Raqqa, killing and injuring many civilians and causing damages to infrastructures, vital facilities and homes.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the Turkish army's jets and artillery struck this morning towns and villages of Raes Al-Ayin and Qamishli in Hasaka countryside and in Ein Issa area in the northern countryside of Raqqa.

Syria Is Now Focusing on the Reconstruction Process and the Return of Displaced Syrians: Ala

GENEVA, (ST)- Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Husam Eddin Ala has warned against the Turkish regime's political maneuvers which exploit the refugee crisis to achieve political and economic gains and justify establishing a so-called "safe zone" inside the Syrian territories.

In a statement during the 70th session of the executive committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Ala stressed that the Syrian state is currently focusing on reconstructing what terrorism had destroyed and on facilitating the return of the displaced Syrians to their areas and meeting their basic needs. He pointed out that the Syrian government has made progress in this domain despite the economic blockade imposed on the country.

He called for supporting the Syrian state's efforts to rehabilitate the infrastructure and the service facilities damaged by terrorism and called for lifting the economic sanctions in order to facilitate the return of the refugees.

International Reactions to Turkish Aggression on the Syrian Territories

CAPITALS, (ST)- The Turkish regime on Wednesday launched a military operation in the north of Syria alleging that it is "protecting its border security against the Kurdish militias".

This aggressive move has provoked strong international condemnation mainly from the European countries.

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged Turkey to stop its military operation in Syria, according to Reuters.

The agency reported that Juncker called on Turkey and other influential parties to "show restraint",  quoting him as saying "if the plan involves the creation of a so-called safe zone, don’t expect the EU to pay for any of it”.

Syria Condemns Turkish Aggressive and Expansionist Policies in Syria

DAMASCUS, (ST)-The Syrian Arab Republic condemns in the strongest terms the Turkish regime's aggressive intentions, reckless remarks and military buildup at the Syrian borders, stressing that this behavior flagrantly violates the international law and the Security Council resolutions which all call for respecting Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity, an official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said on Wednesday.

Erdogan's regime's aggressive behavior proves the Turkish expansionist aspirations in the Syrian territories and it can't be justified under any pretext, added the source, affirming Syria's determination to confront the Turkish aggression by all possible legitimate means.

The source pointed out that the Turkish regime's claims about borders' security are belied by this regime's disregarding of Adana Agreement which guarantees the security of the borders between the two countries if Erdogan's government abides by its items.