BREAKING: Pro-Syrian government forces will enter Kurdish-YPG held Afrin within ‘hours’ – reports

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DAMASCUS, Syria – The Syrian Army are to enter the Kurdish-controlled Afrin region in northwest Syria in ‘mere hours’, according to state-owned media the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

This comes as Turkish-led forces continue to invade the Afrin region which is controlled by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).

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Yesterday, Kurdish officials confirmed that the Syrian Army and YPG had reached an agreement to allow pro-government forces into the region and take over local administration.

This will be the first time since 2012 that pro-Syrian government forces have had any presence in the region.

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