U.S. to build second air base in Kurdish-controlled north Syria

Amman – The United States has nearly finished setting up an air base in Kurdish-controlled northern Syria and was proceeding with the construction of a second base for dual military and civilian use, a Kurdish website said on Sunday. The Erbil-based news website BasNews, quoting a military source in the Kurdish-backed Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), said most of the work on a runway in the oil town of Rmeilan in Hasaka was complete while a new air base southeast of Kobani, straddling the Turkish border, was being constructed. The source in the US-backed alliance that also includes Arab armed groups told the news portal scores of US experts and technicians were involved in the project.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4775071,00.html

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