In the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor has been a series of killings of sheikhs, the leaders of the local Arab clans, resulting in a tribal militia established control over settlements al-Hawaj and Divan to the North of the Euphrates, drove out the group of the “Syrian democratic forces” (SDS) and seized their equipment. This is reported by “Izvestia”, citing a military-diplomatic sources.
According to them, relatives of the dead sheikhs of the clans Suwat and Al-Thuluth blocked the route, which through the American strong points from the fields “Hanako” and “Omar” under the protection of the SDS in Iraq carry Syrian oil. They threw in the railroad spikes, burned tires, Kurdish and American flags. Special forces SDS to disperse them used US armored vehicles. Dozens of people were injured, said the source publication.
The first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir dzhabarov, said that the government of the Syrian Arab Republic in Damascus and the Kurdish administration need to urgently resume negotiations and find a peaceful solution to the conflict in the North-East of the Republic.
“it is Important to bring to the negotiation and Americans — they are the first when you want to start a conflict, but in the management and resolution of the crisis in Syria, their participation something not visible yet”, — he added
The civil war in Syria began in March 2011. The main participants of the conflict — government forces, acting on the side of President Bashar al-Assad, the so-called moderate opposition and Islamist groups. The opposition support the United States and European countries, Russia is helping Assad government.