On August 18, The US-led coalition sent at least 70 trucks loaded with supplies to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)-held areas in northeastern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). The pro-opposition monitoring group said that the trucks entered Syria from Iraq.
Kurdish activists revealed that some of the trucks were loaded with construction materials, while others were carrying engineering vehicles. After entering Syria, the trucks headed towards the town of Tel Tamer in the western al-Hasakah countryside.
Earlier this week, The US-led coalition sent 250 trucks to its bases on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River. However, these trucks were loaded with weapons and ammunition.
The US-led coalition is currently working to expand its key military bases in Tel Tamer and the city of Kobani in the northeastern Aleppo countryside, according to a previous report of the SOHR.
Last March, U.S. President Donald Trump claimed that the U.S. will withdraw its troops from Syria “very soon” and let “other people” handle the situation in the war-torn country. However, the expansion of these bases shows otherwise.