Members of US Congress visit SDC-controlled Northeast Syria

US Congressman Thomas Alexander Garrett meets SDF forces

MANBIJ (ANHA) – The delegation was received by the head of the External Relations Office of the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) of North-East Syria; Abdul Karim Omar, the Vice-Chair of the Executive Council of the Administration; Elizabeth Korrea, and the Vice-Presidents of the External Relations Body in al-Jazeera region Sanaa Daham and Fener al-Kait at Sêmelka crossing border on November 23.

The member of the US Congress Thomas Alexander was accompanied with members of the Burma Free Organization, which is an independent medical organization working in the areas of wars and conflicts, Bassam Ishaq, the head of the Syriac Council and a member of the Political Body of SDC, and the Syrian businessman of American origins Paolo Jelalo.

The US Congress member Thomas Alexander Garrett has visited the north and east of Syria for five days, during which, the US Congress met representatives of the Democratic Autonomous Administration in al-Jazeera region in Amoda district, the Foreign Relations Body of al-Jazeera region, representatives of the Civil Autumns Administration in Manbij, the commanders of Manbij, al-Bab and Jarabulus Military Councils, as well as visit the line of contact between the fighters of Manbij Military Council and the mercenaries of the Euphrates Shield at the line of Sajour River. He also met with representatives of al-Tabqa, al-Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor Civil Councils.

The US Congress member met with the co-chair of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) Riyad Derar, the co-chair of the Executive Council of SDC Elham Ahmed, the members of the Presidency Body of Ain Issa city in addition to the co-chairs of the Executive Council of the Federal Democratic Council Fawza Yousef and Senharib Bersoum, the co-chair of the Executive Council Mansour Sellom in Qamishlo city and the member of the General Relations of the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) Aldar Khalil. The US congress member ended his meetings with the representatives of north-east of Syria by visiting the joint governor of al-Jazeera Region Hemidi Deham in Tal Alo village of Girkê Legê district.

This visit conducted by the member of the US Congress to see the status of the areas of north and east of Syria closely is considered the first of its kind.

We will also publish the details of the meetings of the US Congress member with the departments and councils he met later.