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Syrian Kurdistan focus of foreign diplomatic attention

The United States, Britain, France and Saudi Arabia are seeing eye to eye on proposals to secure northeastern Syria.

QAMISHLI, Syria — Following a flurry of high-level meetings in Syria between Kurdish and foreign leaders, it seems some progress is being made on stabilizing the country's northeast region.

Abdulkarim Omar, a foreign relations leader in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), told news outlets July 15 that the United States has agreed to continue supporting the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to combat Islamic State cells, and to maintain political and service support in northeast Syria.

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