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Kurdish YPG militia withdraw from Manbij

Kurdish YPG militia withdraw from Manbij
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(Syria News) Kurdish People’s Protection Units militia announced, on Tuesday, that it pulled back its military consultants from the city of Manbij in Aleppo Province, one day after the US and Turkey endorsed a crucial roadmap for cooperating on resolving the issue of the city of Manbij.

The Kurdish militia said in a statement releases, today, that it pulled back its military consultants, who were deployed in the city of Manbij based on a request made by the military council of Manbij, in order to provide a military aid.

The statement added that the withdrawal of the troops came after the military council of Manbij reached the self-efficiency in training and military fields.

Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said in a statement, “There is a certain date to implement the Manbij roadmap,” adding, “We are talking about a period of less than six months.

The Manbij plan would stipulate the withdrawal of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) completely from Manbij, Çavuşoğlu explained. The execution will start in ten days.

It is noteworthy that the Commander of Manbij Military Council said earlier that the YPG militia started to pull back its troops from Manbij since last May.

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