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Syrian Army Secures Key Power Station In Northern Al-Hasakah

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Syrian Army Secures Key Power Station In Northern Al-Hasakah

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The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) have established positions near a key electricity station in northern al-Hasakah, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported on December 8.

“Army units expanded its deployment in the northern al-Hasakah countryside, deploying in new positions around al-Mabrukah electricity station,” the agency’s reporter in al-Hasakah said.

The al-Mabrukah electricity station was the subject of a recent Russian-Turkish agreement meant to de-escalate the tension in northern al-Hasakah.

Under the agreement, which was reached earlier this week, Turkish-backed militants were forced to withdraw from the station. Units of the SAA and the Russian Military Police will take over the station and help fix it.

According to a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), Damascus has agreed to supply the Turkish-occupied town of Ras al-Ayn in northern al-Hasakah with electricity as a part of the agreement.

The al-Mabrukah electricity station occupies a sensitive position near the M4 highway, which links al-Hasakah, Raqqa and Aleppo.

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