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.