Italy deploys troops to Syria to back Kurdish-led anti-IS battle: report

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Italian soldiers have been sent to Syria’s Deir ez-Zor to support the Syrian Kurdish forces in the war against Islamic State (IS), said the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. 


The source cited anonymous locals saying that the Italian troops arrived in Hasakah last week before moving further to Deir ez-Zor. 

They reportedly crossed the border from Iraq into Syrian Kurdistan. 

The troops have been sent to a US military base in al-Omar region, the source claimed. 

The number of Italian troops remains unknown, but they are believed to have not been engaged in any military operation up to the moment. 

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has recently begun the second phase of Roundup Operation with the US-led Coalition’s support to eradicate the remaining IS insurgents in the region.

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Italy deploys troops to Syria to back Kurdish-led anti-IS battle: report

Read: 640     17:44     12 June 2018    

Italian soldiers have been sent to Syria’s Deir ez-Zor to support the Syrian Kurdish forces in the war against Islamic State (IS), said the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. 


The source cited anonymous locals saying that the Italian troops arrived in Hasakah last week before moving further to Deir ez-Zor. 

They reportedly crossed the border from Iraq into Syrian Kurdistan. 

The troops have been sent to a US military base in al-Omar region, the source claimed. 

The number of Italian troops remains unknown, but they are believed to have not been engaged in any military operation up to the moment. 

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has recently begun the second phase of Roundup Operation with the US-led Coalition’s support to eradicate the remaining IS insurgents in the region.

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