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Rebel group known as leaves planned demilitarized zone

A Syrian rebel group known as Sunday started with the retreat from areas where a demilitarized zone will be decorated in the northwest of Syria. The group Failaq al-Sham began his fighters and heavy weapons out of the southern sector of the rural area in Aleppo.

It reports the Syrian Observatory of human Rights. The area is adjacent to the northern sector of the countryside of Idlib. The retreat comes at the request of Turkey.

Earlier this month, Russia and Turkey agree to set up a demilitarized buffer zone in Idlib, to the government forces and rebels of each other to separate. By 15 October for the zone must have a fact. The area should be 15 to 20 miles wide, with troops from Russia and Turkey that patrols will run.

The agreement comes after the Syrian government troops in the north-west has concentrated, 10,000 extremist fighters from Idlib to dispel. Idlib has 3 million citizens and is largely under the control of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, an islamist alliance under the leadership of a group which has links with terror network Al Qaeda.

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