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Local Residents Attack Turkish-Russian Patrols in Syria.

Dozens of people attacked a Russian-Turkish military convoy patrolling in northeast Syria, Friday, November 8, a video by Kurdish news agency ANHA shows.
The video shows people climbing an armoured vehicle and one man hitting it with a hammer, while several others run after the convoy and pelt it with stones in al-Maabadah town.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is accusing Moscow and Washington of reneging on commitments to enforce the withdrawal of a Syrian Kurdish militia from Turkey's border, and he is warning of a resumption of military operations in Syria.
Erdogan struck two separate deals in October, with Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, with both agreeing the YPG would withdraw at least 30 kilometers from the Turkish border.
In return, Ankara agreed to pause its military offensive into Syria against the YPG, which displaced more than 100,000 people, mainly Kurds.


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