The American military in the area of the Syrian village of Manbij. © AP Photo / Hussein Malla
ANKARA, 9 Oct — the Minister of defence of Turkey, Hulusi Akar announced the beginning of training Turkish and us troops to patrol the Syrian Manuja.
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”* (IG*, banned in Russia) 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According to the document, the Kurdish security forces should be withdrawn from the city, as Turkey considers the Kurdish defense units (YPG) supporters prohibited in the country of the PKK.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.