The Syrian Democratic Council

The SDF General Command stresses the protection of cultural property

The Syrian Democratic Forces pledged, during military instructions from the General Command, to ensure respect cultural property during the armed conflict without affecting them in areas under the security and military control of these forces.
The Syrian Democratic Forces affirms its commitment to clear the archaeological sites and everything related to the cultural heritage of any military presence, if any, and not to damage intentionally the cultural heritage.
The SDF also refrains from any use of cultural property and its immediate surroundings for military purposes, and takes all feasible precautions to avoid and reduce accidental damage to cultural property in any way.
According to the instructions, the SDF, together with the civil authorities in north and east Syria, take measures to protect cultural property even in the absence of a conflict.