On Wednesday morning, the Arab press touched upon the situation in the area of "De-escalation" and the Turkish-American dispute over the implementation of the security mechanism.
Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Raids in Syria on ceasefire area
In this context, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper quoted the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as saying yesterday (Tuesday), Air strikes hit part of northwestern Syria for the first time since a ceasefire was announced 10 days ago.
Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies unilaterally agreed to a truce on August 31 in opposition-held Idlib, it was agreed through mediation to establish a "De-escalation zone" two years ago.
Intense airstrikes by Russian and Syrian warplanes have since halted as part of the Syrian regime's effort to recapture the area despite continued shelling and fighting on the ground.
Okaz: US-Turkish tension over the buffer zone
"Tension has dominated US-Turkish relations since the safe zone was announced last month," Okaz said. And start its implementation in the first joint patrols (Sunday) and in a new Turkish objection, considered Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu that the US positions on the safe area in Syria does not reassure Ankara.
"On the other hand, the Russian Air Force resumed its raids on places in the area of de-escalation in Idlib and its countryside, while targeting the area of Kabana and Jabal al-Akrad in the north-eastern countryside of Latakia."
Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Returning Syrian refugees a message to Erdogan's opponents at home and abroad
Regarding the situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Asharq Al-Awsat said, "Turkey has started to reverse its path adopted for more than eight years, in terms of welcoming millions of Syrian refugees on its territory and has started, in recent weeks, thousands of them are forced to leave major Turkish cities with many of them being moved to areas adjacent to the Turkish-Syrian border in white buses accompanied by local police cars. "
"Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is trying to push for one of the radical solutions of resettling Syrian refugees in Syrian areas controlled by the United States and its Kurdish allies inside the country. If this is not possible, it threatens to send a flood of Syrian refugees to Europe."