The report said the action was sanctioned in self-defence after several hundred attackers launched a "coordinated assault" on the Syrian Democratic Forces - a United States backed outfit.
According to her, civilians are the targets, in Idlib and in the east of Damascus. The United Nations decried the "extreme" suffering of civilians in a statement this week, urging a month-long ceasefire nationwide that would allow the urgent transfer of humanitarian aid.
But the US denies those connections and sees the YPG as a key ally in the battle against the Islamic State.
"Ghouta is drowning in blood", said a doctor in Arbeen, one of the towns in the region in which 100 people were wounded and at least 14 killed, including a rescue worker and several children.
On Saturday, the Damascus government eased up its strikes on Eastern Ghouta as it faced Israeli air raids on what Israel said were regime and Iranian targets inside the country.
Aid workers there say several hospitals have been bombed, some a few times in a largely successful effort to put them out of service and deter civilians from using them.
The Syrian Civil Defense, known as White Helmets, has recorded at least 19 civilians killed Thursday in at least six towns in the eastern Ghouta area in a combination of artillery and airstrikes. Neither the USA nor the Syrian government supports the Kurds' autonomy plans. Calling for "urgent worldwide action" to protect civilians, Zeid also slammed what he called an "epic failure of global diplomacy" to end the seven-year-old war. It said the dead includes a medic and at least three children and eight women.
The Council is expected to begin debate on the resolution Monday.
The neighborhood has been surrounded by Syrian forces for more than four years, with the siege intensifying in May when regime troops, backed by Iran and Russian Federation, conducted a large-scale offensive.
Assad has accused repeatedly Erdogan of being a Muslim Brotherhood supporter and a catalyst for the terrorist groups operating in Syria.
SANA called it an "aggression". After two days of discussions, the congress, brokered by Russia, Iran and Turkey, reaffirmed its full commitment to the "sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and unity" of Syria. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media.
Gen. McMaster, who led the USA delegation during the two-day diplomatic visit to Turkey, "discussed the priorities and concerns of both countries ... their common strategic challenges and regional developments" with İbrahim Kalın, spokesman and special adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to a White House readout of the meeting released Sunday.
The Turkish president also invited Rouhani to the Istanbul meeting on the Syria conflict.