In an exclusive interview with our agency, the spokesman for the Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Council in the Afrin and al-Shahba office, Jamal Saleh, said that the attacks of ISIS terrorist mercenaries on the prison, on the anniversary of the start of the attacks of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries on Afrin canton were not purely a coincidence, but were planned in advance. by international powers, especially Turkey.
Saleh added, “What is happening on the ground in terms of large-scale attacks on northern and eastern Syria and the al-Shahba canton by the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries, shows the reality of the continued Turkish ambitions on Syrian territory in general.”
Saleh stressed, during his speech, that ISIS’ attacks on the industrial prison “was not the result of the hour, but rather comes within the framework of international agreements between Russia, Turkey and the Damascus government.”
He noted, “The international powers leave the issue of ISIS unresolved to use it at times when the solutions they direct in exchange for democratic projects in the region are exhausted,” and added: “If it weren’t for that, we would have seen international courts working on trying these mercenaries.”
He indicated that the ISIS detainees are a destructive force on the ground and require international solidarity and international courts to reach a solution.
He continued, “The areas occupied by Turkey in northern Syria are fertile lands for ISIS mercenaries, and the Turkish occupation state’s survival on Syrian lands poses a threat to all Syrian lands.”
Saleh explained that ISIS mercenaries fled to the occupied areas and became leaders in the mercenary groups directly affiliated with Turkey.
He added, “The safest areas for ISIS are the occupied areas and Turkish lands. And launching the attacks at a time when ISIS mercenaries are attacking Al-Sina’a prison shows the extent to which ISIS and the Turkish state are linked and support the cells in the region and support them from all sides.”
The spokesman for the Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Council in the office of Afrin and al-Shahba, Jamal Saleh, concluded his speech by saying that the survival of mercenaries, the Turkish state and mercenaries in the occupied areas will be a ready incubator for takfiri groups and poses a threat to all Syrian lands.