The Kurdish self-administration in northern Syria announced that it had agreed with the Syrian regime to deploy its forces along the Syrian-Turkish border to repel what it called "Turkish aggression."
The Kurdish administration - in a statement issued Sunday - that it was agreed with the Syrian government "which has the duty to protect the borders of the country and maintain Syrian sovereignty, to intervene the Syrian army and spread along the Syrian-Turkish border."
She added that these forces will support the "Syrian Democratic Forces" - led by the Kurds - in addressing "this aggression and the liberation of the territory entered by the Turkish army and mercenaries." In reference to the Syrian opposition forces backed by Turkey.
The Kurdish administration said that this agreement also provides an opportunity to liberate other Syrian cities entered by the Turkish army, such as Afrin, as she put it.
Delivery of the Arabs and Manbej
The ISF official in the Kurdish self-administration, Esmat Sheikh Hassan, said that the administration reached an agreement with Russia to hand over the city of Ain al-Arab (Kobani) to the Syrian regime.
Hassan predicted the deployment of units of the regime forces in the cities of Ain al-Arab and Manbij, which are controlled by the "Syrian Democratic Forces" within 48 hours.
Meanwhile, Syrian state television said government forces had moved north to counter "Turkish aggression" on Syrian territory.
The official SANA news agency broadcast a video showing what it said were marches roaming the streets of al-Hasakah, celebrating what it called the Syrian army's move to confront the Turkish army.
Earlier, a senior member of the Kurdish Democratic Progressive Party in Syria, Ahmed Suleiman, said that the SDF is holding negotiations with the Syrian regime at the moment with the participation of Russia, and explained that the negotiations are taking place at the Russian base of Hmeimim in Latakia.
"We hope to reach an agreement to stop the ongoing war, especially the serious and disastrous repercussions on the citizens in the east of the Euphrates," Suleiman said.
Since October 9, Turkish forces, along with the opposition Syrian National Army, have been carrying out a military operation dubbed the "spring of peace" to drive out Kurdish units from the border areas east of the Euphrates River in northern Syria, and to establish a "safe area" Ankara says is Will work to house Syrian refugees there.