İlknur Şebnem Öztemel-TDO- According to Times, American and Russian forces patrol the area bordering the land controlled by YPG-PYD militants and the land controlled by Turkish-led Free Syrian Army soldiers.
It has been claimed that Russian and American forces seek to create a buffer zone between these groups. As MiddleEast reporter of the newspaper, Richard Spencer indicates, rival forces are just 10 km far from each other. Also, Manbij is a little city only 21 km far away from Turkish border. He highlighted that both Russian and American forces settled there to prevent any confrontation between enemy groups.
Moreover, it has been alleged that Russian forces distribute humanitarian aid to small villages which were tightened in the battlefield.
Furthermore, it has been argued that YPG forces accepted to give its marchland to Turkish-led regions in the West, to the regime. On the other hand, it has been claimed that Turkey wants to ensure its border security and threaten YPG-PYD soldiers to leave the land.
In addition to these, writer belabored the current situation in Northern Syria to the situation in Elbe River/Germany at 1945, after the Second World War, pleasantly. He describes the situation as an enclosure between two former rivals and the proof of how friendly is Trump administration towards Russia.
There are three significant forces in the region: regime-supported by Russia, American –backed Kurdish YPG-PYD forces and Turkish-led Free Syrian Army. PKK which is the most important terroristorganization that attack Turkey for about four decades, have organic relations with YPG-PYD.