American soldiers in the village of Manbij.
ANKARA, 1 Nov — the Turkish and U.S. troops began joint patrols in the Syrian Manbij, said on Thursday Anadolu Agency.
In early June, the Ankara and Washington approved the road map for stabilization in the Syrian Manbij, which was liberated by Kurdish forces from the terrorist group “Islamic state” in June 2016.
According to the document, the Kurdish security forces should be withdrawn from the city, as Turkey considers the Kurdish defense units (YPG) supporters prohibited in the country of the PKK. The Turkish military began patrolling in the area Manuja June 18. The authorities of Syria categorically against the presence of U.S. forces and Turkey in Manbij. The Syrian foreign Ministry called the situation in Manbij violation of UN resolutions.