Foreign ministry: Turkey, US to mull issue of Syria’s Manbij liberation

Türkiye Materials 28 March 2018 15:28 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 28

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

Turkey and the US will discuss the issue of the liberation of Syria’s Manbij city from terrorists of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a message March 28.

According to the message, this issue will be discussed during official representative of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Hami Aksoy’s visit to Washington.

Aksoy will visit the US on March 30.

Earlier, on March 27 the Turkish Armed Forces liberated Syria’s Tel-Rifat city from terrorists.

Moreover, Turkey’s Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army liberated Afrin city from PYD and YPG terrorists on March 18.

On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.

On Aug. 24, 2016, Turkish Armed Forces, with the support of the Syrian opposition, launched the Euphrates Shield Operation against the IS militants and liberated the city of Jarabulus as well as the city of Al-Bab in northern Syria.