On Friday, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced that Faylaq al-Rahman agreed to join the de-escalation zone agreement in the Eastern Ghouta region in eastern Damascus.
The official statement on the issue between representatives of the Russian military and of Faylaq al-Rahman was reportedly signed in Geneva on August 16.
The official statement said that Faylaq al-Rahman representatives emphasized during the meeting that Faylaq al-Rahman is ready to fight terrorist organizations like Jabhat al-Nusra [Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)] and ISIS.
However, many suspected that Faylaq al-Rahman could not fight HTS because HTS is Faylaq al-Rahman main ally in the Eastern Ghouta region, according to pro-government and opposition sources.
Faylaq al-Rahman claimed in an official statement that it supported the de-escalation agreement from the beginning. However, Faylaq al-Rahman statement didn’t mention anything about fighting ISIS or HTS. The group claimed that more info will be released in a press conference on August 21.
A SAA source from the frontline in the Jobar district east of Damascus told SF that HTS and Faylaq al-Rahman fighters have many joint positions in the area. This joint work will be the biggest challenge for the de-escalation agreement.
The Faylaq al-Rahman participation in the de-escalation agreement started at 21:00 Damascus time on August 18.
And the Green Bus rolled!
Lol the russians will make the retards fight each other while the SAA conquers ISIS.
Eastern Ghouta is excluded from the ceasefire so that faction with HTS are actually DAESH along with HTS.