YPG, Russia meeting ‘evaluated steps to take’ after ISIL: Russian defense ministry


Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Dec. 4 that a meeting held a day earlier by a Russian military delegation and officials of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria’s Deir Ezzor province had “evaluated the steps to be taken” after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is ousted from the region.

It was the first statement released by Russia regarding the Dec. 3 meeting.

Papal 2bThe Defense Ministry said among the delegation was the Russian General Yevgeny Poplavsky, one of the commanders of the Khmeimim Air Base, an airbase currently operated by Russia in the Syrian city of…

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