MOSCOW, October 23. /TASS/. The Russian Defense Ministry has published a map showing the patrol zone of the Russian military police, which arrived today in northeastern Syria in accordance with the agreement between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The document notes that the Russian and Turkish military will patrol the 10-km wide area near the Syrian-Turkish border.
The map demonstrates the positions of Syrian border guards along the border, the zone of withdrawal of Kurdish formations and the borders of Operation Peace Spring.
Turkey’s Peace Spring military operation in northeastern Syria is ending, further developments depend on the Kurds withdrawing their military formations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday on the outcomes of the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
On October 22, Putin and Erdogan signed a memorandum on joint actions in northeastern Syria. According to the document, as of midday October 23, the Russian military police and Syrian border guards will arrive at the Syrian-Turkish border to monitor the withdrawal of Kurdish military formations to the depth of 30 km from the border. Russia and Turkey will begin the joint patrolling of the area 150 hours later.