US-Backed Forces And Syrian Government Trade Blame For Supporting ISIS

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Submitted by South Front

On September 27th, a top commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Rojda Felat, claimed in a video statement that 100 ISIS terrorists, dressed as SDF members, attacked the SDF. The incident took place on September 26th and the SDF leader alleges that ISIS members came from some government-held area near Deir Ezzor.  Felat added that this is a “sign” that the Syrian government supported the attack. Twenty-eight SDF members were killed in the clashes with ISIS. The statement came a few days after the Russian Defense Ministry released pictures of US Speical Operations Forces positions deep inside the ISIS-held area near Deir Ezzor city as well as provided information that no clashes had been observed there between ISIS and the SDF.

Meanwhile, the SDF continued clashing with ISIS near al-Suwar with an aim to establish a foothold for further operations on the eastern bank of the Euphrates. In Raqqah city, the SDF captured the al-Nawawi mosque in al-Nahdah district from ISIS and continued developing momentum in the area. The SDF repelled the ISIS raids in al-Sinaa and al-Mashleb neighborhoods.  However, some 45 SDF members were reportedly killed in the clashes.


US-backed Forces and the Syrian Government are trading accusations of supporting ISIS as both make gains in Deir Ezzor.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said in an interview with the Lebanese news TV channel, Al-Mayadeen, that the US is evacuating ISIS fighters from Deir Ezzor province to deploy them in other places. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies are deploying reinforcements to the Deir Ezzor area, preparing for an expected push towards the border with Iraq. Reports appeared that the military is working on establishing a second bridge crossing the Euphrates. The first one was set up by the Russians earlier this week.

Meanwhile, more information has emerged of the highest ranking Russian officer to be killed in Syria thus far in the war. Russian Lieutenant General Valery Asapov died as a result of ISIS shelling near Deir Ezzor on Septermber 23rd. He was 51 years old. Asapov was at a Syrian checkpoint when it was bombarded by ISIS forces. Russia's Ministry of Defense reports that Lieutenant General Asapov was helping the Syrian forces command the Deir Ezzor liberation campaign when he was lethally wounded in a sudden ISIS attack.

During the 1990s, Asapov took part in restoring order in Chechnya. In 1995 he was an executive officer of a battalion at Grozny, where he was wounded in the leg. Later in Abkhazia he served as part of a peacekeeping force, and after that in Russia commanded a motorized rifle brigade in Eastern Military District. Ukraine's Ministry of Defense argues that in March 2016 he allegedly commanded the 1st Army Corps of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine, however, no proof has been provided so far.

General Valery Asapov was the highest ranking Russian officer to die in Syria. Source: TASS

In Syria, he worked with the 5th Assault Corps of the Syrian Army. The 5th Assault Corps is one of the main strike units of pro-government forces in Deir Ezzor city, and participated in clearing the road to the city, and then crossed the Euphrates River to its eastern bank where the majority of oil and gas infrastructure is situated. 

“High prestige combined with care were outstanding features of his work,” Russia’s chief of general staff Valery Gerasimov said at General Asapov's funeral on Wednesday. “He worked as the chief of staff of the group of our forces and then was in command of the Fifth Corps of volunteers … A treacherous shell cut short his life.” The Russian pro-opposition media outlet RBC allegedly reached a “close friend” of Asapov. According to him, the Lieutenant General was known for his efforts in minimizing the amount of troop casualties during his service in Syria. The report also blamed Syrian Intelligence for low quality ground intel that potentially created preconditions for Asapov’s death.

RBC also reached the Arm Export magazine editor-in-chief Andrei Frolov . Frolov believes that the casualties are growing because of a high speed of the operation in Deir Ezzor.

“The volume and intensity of firefights increase”, Frolov told to RBC. “Apart from Russian Aerospace Forces in the air, Russian military personnel help and consult the Syrian troops on the ground. Hence more general officers in the region, and consequently the chance of them dying increases,” he added.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant General Asapov is the 38th Russian soldier to die in Syria. They estimate that Deir Ezzor city will be liberated soon. Now the city is 85% under Syrian control.

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BritBob's picture

Syria -getting difficult to know exactly who the bad guys are.  A genuine 'Arab spring' and search for democracy followed by chaos.

Then there's the Ruskies and the current Syrian regime that are both members of the UN C24 decolonization club that gives support to Argentina's mythical Malvinas claim. Funny thing is, Falklands- Never Belonged to Argentina:

https://www.academia.edu/31111843/Falklands_Never_Belonged_to_Argentina

PrivetHedge's picture

Easy to know who the bad giyes are - the illegal invaders.

The US has no business being in Syria and no excuse now either. Their poisonous warmongering is not wanted or needed and the SAA and allies need to blow them back out of Syria.

JRobby's picture

Wake me up when they start in on Iran.

archie bird's picture

Probably because they are truthful, unbiased, and have no agenda BESIDES integrity.  Unlike corporate-owned, US MSM which mostly propagates DeepState's warmongering.

yomutti2's picture

OK, so we can add you to the list of Russian troll farm denizens. Shemp's not very effective any more because he's so obvious.

 

 

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

From your every tantrum, the world feels a little better.

JimmyJones's picture

So no one buys that Assad and ISIS are working together either. It's amazing that they keep pushing this narrative that Moderate Rebels aND ISIS are two different factions,  we know they are not.

BennyBoy's picture

 

The US lies and denials sound a lot like Vietnam lies and denials.

Cundium's picture

Who are you, imbecilic moron? Some retarded ukrainian nazi? Go add youself to the nearest landfill!

TheReplacement's picture

Sorry dude but if anyone comes off as a troll or as a mouthpiece it is the guy who makes accusations and calls names without a shred of evidence.  That would be you for those who are scoring at home.

Demologos's picture

You should know something about troll farm denizens as your title seems to be head manure spreader.

hestroy's picture

You ukro nazis are really funny retards.

Blanco Diablo's picture

Rami's Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) is the official ISIS mouthpiece.

giovanni_f's picture

"Syria -getting difficult to know exactly who the bad guys are."

No. It is as easy as ever. In this conflict. US+Israel+Saudi Arabia+Quatar+UAE+ISIS+Turkey+Jordan+UK+Frace = bad, Syria+Russia+Iran+Iraq = good.

Hope that helps.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

 

.a top commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Rojda Felat, claimed in a video statement that 100 ISIS terrorists, dressed as SDF members, attacked the SDF.

You don't say...

  the SDF leader alleges that ISIS members came from some government-held area near Deir Ezzor.

This is looking all too familiar. Now for the punch line...

Felat added that this is a “sign” that the Syrian government supported the attack.

There's your sign.

Where are the days of fine propaganda gone? Where are the talented propagandists? US propaganda is getting cheaper and cheaper by the day.

US propagandists should wake up. They really are out of ideas to provide something that could hold for more than one minute. Don't waste energy on producing this cheap propaganda. Produce a propaganda that can be believed in.

Ukraine's Ministry of Defense argues that in March 2016 he allegedly commanded the 1st Army Corps of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine, however, no proof has been provided so far.

Propaganda guidelines force the junta to deny the hard reality. Top-level domain .ua multiplies the value of any information by zero.

JimmyJones's picture

It's like they are doing such a terrible job lying on purpose to expose it.

poeg's picture

It's not like they haven't worn the barrell bomb nerve gas schtick down to a nub.

JSBach1's picture

Not only that, but the timing is suspect here. Only days after Russia Defense Ministry released the photos of US, SDF, and ISIS forces working side-by-side this attempt at a rebutal...

Moreover, not one of those 100 ISIS members wearing the SDF uniforms was killed or captured...hmmm...

Veritas X-'s picture

re:

"No. It is as easy as ever. In this conflict. US+Israel+Saudi Arabia+Quatar+UAE+ISIS+Turkey+Jordan+UK+Frace = bad, Syria+Russia+Iran+Iraq = good...."

+ the OP's statement...

>>>

"On September 27th, a top commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Rojda Felat, claimed...."

>>> 

I believe, as the Moon of Alabama explains, hit's it on the nail.

**By The Grace Of Israel - The Barzani Clan And Kurdish "Independence"**

 

"..We first wrote about the Kurdish problem and Kurdish ambitions in Iraqi back in December 2005(!). The problems of an independent Kurdish region we then pointed out are still the same:


A landlocked Kurdish state of some kind could produce a lot of oil, but how would this oil reach the markets, especially Israel? The neighbors Turkey, Iran and Syria all have Kurdish minorities and have no reason to help a Kurdish state to enrich itself and see that money funneled to their unruly minorities. After [Kurdish] grabbing [of] Kirkuk, the Arab rest of Iraq will also not support pipelines for then Kurdish oil.

Arabs, Turks, and Persians see the Kurds as a recalcitrant nomadic mountain tribe and stooge of Israeli interests.

In the mid 1960s and 70s Israel cooperated ...the Mossad sent Lt. Colonel Tzuri Sagi to develop plans for and build up a Kurdish army to fight Iraqi troops in northern Iraq. Tzuri Sagi was also responsible for the Israeli assassination attempts against Saddam Hussein. His Kurdish cooperation partner was the leader of the Barzani clan, Mullah Mustafa Barzani. The Kurdish army the Israelis created is now known as Peshmerga. The son of Mullah Mustafa Barzani, Masoud Barzani, is now the illegitimate president of the Kurdish region of Iraq...."

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2017/09/by-the-grace-of-israel-the-barzani-...

I'd make a bet the izzreali's were behind the murder of Russian Lieutenant General Valery Asapov & 2 Russian Colonels a week ago.

https://southfront.org/more-info-about-russias-general-valery-asapov-kil...

Lucky-Shot? No Way!!!

Qui Bono? ...the bb-nut-and-yahoo/oded yinon extremists ARE THERE.

Vlad & Co., please take'em out.

Especially the Pharisees.

X-

 

 


HowdyDoody's picture

This video by a prominent Jewish Rabbi explains a lot more

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cePM18Yvp8

 

 

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

Come on, BritBob, everyone knows who the Malvinas, or so-called Falklands, really belong to. Try referencing an accredited source.

https://www.accredited-times.com/2017/08/25/falkland-islands-belong-arge...

giovanni_f's picture

Argentina. International law.

yomutti2's picture

THe UK. Maggie Thatcher.

 

hestroy's picture

Glory to Ukraine! Glory to fucktards! You are really funny LGBT activist. Your prostitute mom has to be proud of you.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

On gay parades his ass he paints in yellow and blue.

1 Alabama's picture

The tide has turned, against the gvt, and for the people, you have been warned

scallywagrab's picture

Maggie Fukin thatcher?!!!!.....I'm tearing down her stupid statue cos she instigated the demonisation on unions, wreaked havoc on numerous trades causing pain, suffering & in some instances death to numerous working class in the U.K. Sowing social divisions, racism etc, etc. Was good enough reason for antifa so I'm well covered eh mo-smutty? Maggie thatcher the kids milk snatcher!;-)

Demologos's picture

Hmmm, the Mutt gives a reacharound to get BritBob's back.

By the way, the British stole the Malvinas fair and square just like they grabbed the Elgin Marbles when Greece couldn't do anything about it.

SidSays's picture

But....but...

But...freedom and democracy for all...

Crazy Or Not's picture

CIA Station Chief ME:
" just make the narrative fit the facts..."  aka plausable deniability /usual spin.

ZorroHedge's picture

Shut up, you Anglesaksic criminal.

Crazy Or Not's picture

He was dropped repeatedly on the head as a child - one of nature's throwbacks - stupid as fuck, and zero chance of any new truth getting in.
I tried explaining India/Australia/Africa aka empire/slaughter natives and steal their stuff once.... total waste of time.

hestroy's picture

Just STFU, british boy. You have only Faklands in your tiny "brain".

Vigilante's picture

Muzzies raping Brit teens is A-ok for Britbob

Victor999's picture

Having difficulty recognising the bad guys?  How's this for evidence (if you have the stomach to see what the US military is doing in Dier Ez-Zor):

 

http://robinwestenra.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/americans-use-chemcial-weapo...

 

Any military using such tactics is clearly and deeply evil acting with full knowledge of what it is doing to people - even babies!  Think about that, and whilst you are at it, think about your country's 'special relationship' with these demonic characters.

madashellron's picture

Clearly you've had your head up your ass for the past 6 years if you don't who the bad guys are in all of this.

Pol Pot's picture

I think in Britbobs case it's "ARSE"

Joiningupthedots's picture

Somewhat curious Bob.

Where you actually in the Falklands sans 1982? :)

PS The bad guys in Syria are the Amercan/Jewish sponsored savages who mercifully are dying in ther tens of thousands and will soon be gone for good.

Jack Oliver's picture

Yeah - That's a ' funny FUCKING thing' alright BOB !!!

FUCK off ASSHOLE !!!!

SidSays's picture

" a top commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Rojda Felat, claimed in a video statement that 100 ISIS terrorists, dressed as SDF members, attacked the SDF...

...Felat added that this is a “sign” that the Syrian government supported the attack"...

Sounds so Alinsky-esque, no?

Thoresen's picture

False flag allegation.

scallywagrab's picture

Yeah exactly my friend. Looks like the sdf are discovering how much loyalty is given from the US when you align with them. Probably US gave Isis the sdf uniforms & sent them on their mission;-)

oncemore's picture

Syrian gov.   has some satellite photos from Russia, the kurdish bastards have nothing to present. A miniscule difference.

Swamp Yankee's picture

How about we GTFO and let the remaining parties 'negotiate' amoungst themselves.

 

Short on sand-cursed hell-holes.

BeepBeepRichie's picture

A little hard for the US to throw shade when we've been caught corroborating with isis on spy satellites recently PLUS all the pics with Mcshitstain hanging with Al Baghdadi

zappafan's picture

Sad for the General who was killed by ISIS but it illustrates why the Syrians and Russians are going to win, making fools of the "Assad must go" chanting harpies.

They're willing to spend their own blood.  Meanwhile, US arm chair generals sit in their comfortable air conditioned offices in Florida.

Our military is no longer capable of winning foreign wars.  However, they seem to be competent at handing out bottled water in hurricane ravaged protectorates.

 

FBaggins's picture

We know who has been bullshitting everyone all along. It is the US, Britain, Israel, and Saudi Arabia, the nations with the most wealth and power which are the most corrupt. 

Victor999's picture

Only the US and Israel use weapons such as this on innocent civilians:  http://robinwestenra.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/americans-use-chemcial-weapo...

(don't watch unless you have the stomach)

Jambo Mambo Bill's picture

Even if the war in Syria ends' tomorrow, there will be not much left of Syria...

TEAM AMERICA strike again ! Helping countries around the World into pure freedom !

https://youtu.be/FyrNktD_PwA