Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Managing Manbij: Top Military Brass Meet in Turkey

By Catherine Hardy 

Turkey’s military chief-of-staff is meeting his US and Russian counterparts in the southern Turkish province of Antalya.

Regional security, notably in northern Syria, is top of the agenda.

The meeting is being hosted by General Hulusi Akar.

There are concerns about US-backed Syrian Kurds operating in the nothern city of Manbij.

The US and Turkey are also discussing plans to recapture ISIL’s self-declared capital of Raqqa in Syria.

Turkey is against involving Syrian Kurdish forces in the operation.

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Source: euronews. 

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