In the 67th regular session of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) General Assembly held on Friday, Abdelbaset Abdullatif, the coordinator of the Jazira and Euphrates Committee, delivered areport on the committee’s extensive work.
Addressing the General Assembly, Abdullatif shed light on the challenging situation prevailing in the eastern region, specifically highlighting the relentless perpetration of crimes against the region’s residents by the PYD militia.
Providing a comprehensive overview, Abdullatif detailed the recent developments east of the Euphrates, which included the ongoing military build-up carried out by the US-led coalition forces and the PYD militia on one side, and the Assad regime and Iranian militias on the other.
The coordinator also delved into the latest field developments in the areas of Al-Bukamal and Al-Mayadeen, emphasizing the concerning military escalation in the region. He expressed grave concern over a significant exodus of people from approximately seven villages east of the Euphrates, fearing the potential consequences of any military operation between the two opposing forces.
Abdullatif highlighted the PYD militia’s egregious violations against civilians, ranging from arbitrary arrests and torture to forced conscription, all of which have led to immense suffering and hardship for the local population.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)