Middle Euphrates River Valley, Syria 0
18 September 2020

The U.S. military announced that it had “deployed Sentinel radar, increased the frequency of U.S. fighter patrols over U.S. forces, and deployed Bradley Fighting Vehicles to augment U.S. forces in the Eastern Syria Security Area (ESSA). These actions are a clear demonstration of U.S. resolve to defend Coalition forces in the ESSA, and to ensure that they are able to continue their Defeat-ISIS mission without interference”. “The U.S. does not seek conflict with any other nation in Syria, but will defend Coalition forces if necessary”, the statement highlighted.

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