Syrian Democratic Forces forge vital alliances with tribal leaders to navigate regional challenges

HASAKAH, Syria — Within the framework of routine gatherings hosted by the General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), pivotal dialogues were had between General Commander of the SDF Mazloum Abdi and tribal sheikhs and community leaders hailing from Ayn Issa, Sarrin, and Tel Abyad.

The discussions centered around the intricate challenges confronting the aforementioned regions of North and East Syria.

Throughout the discussions, Abdi underscored paramount political and military advancements within North and East Syria. He further elaborated on the efforts undertaken by the SDF in their counterterrorism operations. Moreover, Abdi drew attention to the precarious threats posed by the Turkish occupation and its Syrian National Army (SNA) proxies, which include the indiscriminate use of various weaponry, notably drones, in densely populated areas.

Of particular note were Abdi’s deliberations concerning prevailing living conditions and service provisions. He identified deficiencies within service institutions and expounded upon innovative strategies aimed at circumventing challenges impeding the seamless operations of the departments and institutions of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES).

In an impassioned gesture, Abdi conveyed his sincere gratitude and appreciation to the diverse clans representing the mosaic of North and East Syria, their unwavering solidarity with the SDF, and their active involvement in safeguarding AANES against multifaceted threats from all quarters.

At the end of the meeting, the members of the tribal delegation expressed their thanks to the SDF for their sacrifices in defending the regions of North and East of Syria.