Erdoğan says roadmap in Syria’s Manbij won’t be impacted by U.S. tension

Erdoğan says roadmap in Syria’s Manbij won’t be impacted by U.S. tension

ANKARA
Erdoğan says roadmap in Syria’s Manbij won’t be impacted by U.S. tension

Turkish and U.S. troops on Aug. 1 completed their 23rd round of patrols in the northern Syrian city of Manbij as part of the roadmap.

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdoğan said on Aug. 3 that he expected a joint roadmap with the United States regarding the northern Syrian city of Manbij not to be impacted by tensions bewteen the NATO allies.

Erdoğan’s comments, in a speech in Ankara, came two days after Washington imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the trial of a U.S. pastor accused of backing terrorism.

Turkey has said the sanctions were unacceptable.

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Manbij roadmap, Turkey sanctions, Politics