rdish fighters out
in the region.Assad insisted that the deal is only "temporary," without elaborating.The Syrian leader said the entry of the Syrian army into the Kurdish-held areas is not only for countering the Turkish attacks, but als
o will restore the government rule there.He added that the return of the Syrian government to all Kurdish-held areas will be gradual and might take some time."Our policy should be rational and gradual taking into account the facts, but the final goal is for sure the return of the Syrian state's control" over all Kurdish-held areas, Assad said.Regarding
of the border region, following the p
the presence of the U.S. forces in Syria, Assad said that when the Syrians are united against thef U.S.
occupation, the U.S. forces will withdraw by themselves "because they will have no chance to remaurkey
in in Syria."On the Syrian constitutional committee, which is holding its first session in Geneva,ia, a