Now the US envoy Jeffrey seems to say the safe zone concept in Syria could be:
Many months have gone into these discussions with little coming out of them.
The US seems to think it can give away or arrange the transfer/partition of a large area along the border 5-14 km deep.
Local people don’t seem to be consulted.
Ilhan Tanir notes: “Kurds wanted 5 km, Turks 30km. Jeffrey says something in btw (5-14). But SDF leader also cited Turkish army leaving Afrin as a pre-condition. Turks said safe zone will be under Turkish control.. No light at the tunnel for an agreement it appears.”