"Attacks on Kobanê a continuation of the war of annihilation"
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria condemned the bombardment of Kobanê by the Turkish army and its proxies and called on the international anti-ISIS coalition and Russia to act.
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria has condemned the bombardment of Kobanê by the Turkish army and its proxy forces and called on the international anti-ISIS coalition and Russia to act. "With these attacks, the Turkish occupation is sending a clear message: the continuation of the war of annihilation against our people," the Autonomous Administration said in a statement.
On Saturday, twelve people were injured, some seriously, including several children, in drone and artillery attacks by Turkey and its jihadist allies on villages in Kobanê and the surrounding area. One civilian was killed, and four-year-old Abdo is in critical condition after his leg was amputated. The shelling of the region continued on Sunday.
"Turkey's continued attacks against our territories are at the same time an expression of the attitude of the US-led international coalition and Russia towards our people. Despite ceasefire and de-escalation agreements agreed with the Turkish state, neither the coalition nor Russia is responding appropriately in the face of these attacks," the Autonomous Administration remarked.
The Turkish escalation against northern Syria requires Washington and Moscow to take a clear position. "Otherwise, they bear equal responsibility for these actions. We call on the international community and all major actors to immediately stop Turkey's aggression, which is destabilising the region and leading to the revival of ISIS."
The Autonomous Administration offered their condolences to the relatives of the killed civilian Ibrahim Şerif and wished the wounded a speedy recovery.