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US Sends New Military Equipment to Kurdish-Controlled Areas in Eastern Syria

TEHRAN A new US military convoy comprising hundreds of trucks carrying military equipment has arrived in areas under the control of the Kurdish militias in Eastern Syria, media reports said Saturday.

The Arabic-language website of the Russian Sputnik news agency quoted Kurdish sources in Qameshli, Hasaka as saying that over 200 trucks carrying weapons, military and logistics equipment of the US-led coalition have entered Qameshli via Simalka crossing.

The Kurdish sources said that the US military convoy is planned to be distributed among SDF militia in Eastern Syria.

The dispatch of new US military convoy for the SDF comes as the Turkish Army has sent massive military equipment for imminent military operations against the Kurdish militias in Eastern Syria and behind Turkey's borders with Syria.

In a relevant development on Tuesday, hundreds of trucks carrying US military equipment and logistical aids have been sent to the bases of the SDF in Hasaka province, pro-militant media outlets reported.

Pro-militant Smart News website reported that over 300 trucks carrying US military and logistical equipment from Iraq arrived in areas controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Tal al-Bidar in Eastern Syria via Simalka border crossing.

It noted that the US trucks carried military equipment, logistical supplies, prefabricated cement walls, adding that dozens of trucks were carrying unidentified cargos as they were covered.

Smart website said that the military equipment and supplies will be distributed among SDF in Hasaka, Raqqa and Deir Ezzur.

Source: Fars News Agency