Turkey eyes Kobane, Hasakah, Qamishli after Manbij
Turkey eyes Kobane, Hasakah, Qamishli after Manbij
Manbij roadmap has been put into action – Erdogan
21 June, 2018, 14:00
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"Coalition and Turkish forces have begun coordinated but independent patrols near, but not in, Manbij", spokesman Eric Pahon told the US media.
It was not immediately clear whether the independent patrols were separate from the joint actions agreed upon between Ankara and Washington earlier this month, but a spokesman for the Pentagon said the moves were being coordinated.
The Turkish army said in a statement that "patrol activities had begun" between Manbij and an area it controls after a 2016-2017 military incursion.
Turkey regards the YPG as the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), and has always been urging the United States to remove the YPG from Manbij, where about 2,000 US soldiers are now deployed.
State-run news agency Anadolu, headquartered in the capital, Ankara, said that Turkish armored vehicles have been patrolling "on the Manbij frontline".
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