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Turkish-Backed Militants Complete Withdrawal From Frontline With SDF Near Manbij

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Turkish-Backed Militants Complete Withdrawal From Frontline With SDF Near Manbij

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The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) has withdrawn all of its forces from the frontline with the northern city of Manbij, which is held by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on January 2.

According to the UK-based monitoring group, FSA forces were redeployed to several “temporary bases” in the Euphrates Shield (ES) area in the northern Aleppo countryside. Most of these temporary bases are schools and public buildings.

“The situation on the frontline, between the Turkish forces and its proxies on one side and the Manbij Military Council (MMC) and the Revolution Army [both part of the SDF] on the other side, has returned to what it was before the announcement of the Turkish plans to launch an attack on Manbij,” the SOHR reported citing local sources.

Last week, the Syrian Step News Agency reported that Turkey had ordered FSA groups to withdraw from the vicinity of Manbij. The news agency said that Ankara backed-off from its plans to attack the city as a result of the high-level Russia-Turkish meeting, which was held on December 30.

Moscow and Washington, which kept its forces in the Manbij area, apparently managed to deter Ankara, which was seeking to sweep into northeastern Syria after the upcoming withdrawal of U.S. forces.

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Turkish Greywolves

who is creating these fucking posts with no proof? there is no withdrawal but only entrance of TFSA and TAF units. delete these shit posts fuckign retards

Hanny Benny

Cry for your calipHell !
Your master have makes warprofit in his family ;)

Turkish Greywolves

its SOHR what do you expect from this pro YPG gay source lol

John Whitehot

the only side SOHR has taken is that of jihadi terrorists.

Empire's Frontiers



Hanny Benny

your aggression will shatter your fakestate,
the sons and daughters of your master also making good money with war. Just go on aggressive, go on – 100 years of kurdish resistance awaits you ;)

You can call me Al
Tommy Jensen

Is this going on right now?


Lol you turds are delusional waste of oxygene, flat heads losing their Muhamedan jihadist :-)

Turkish Greywolves

old vid

s Slippy

They are animals, upvoting each other with no tangible evidence. Just like you said the SDF is now rejecting ANY withdrawal from manbij

You can call me Al

I do not trust Turkey and obviously not the US. I hope to God that this is not a US-Turkish plan somehow………


Lets be cool, things are wonderful by the moment, because not only the de-escalation zone of Idlib is under SAA’s pressure, but also the Kurds begun returning territories, two rabbits with a thwack.

You can call me Al

Fair and good point.

Chris Saunders

Looks like Turkey is valuing its relationship with Russia and realizing it must work with Russia and not against it on Syria. Great to see Russia and Turkey’s relationship strengthening like this . .

Empire's Frontiers

Thanksgiving came and went.

Turkey is back in the freezer.

John Whitehot

and the US goes back home.

Willing Conscience (The Truths

What, Turkey backed off after high level talks with the Russians, gee I thought they backed off because they didn’t want to accidentally kill the US soldiers that were still stationed there, and now they have Russian soldiers there too, “looks like Manbijs off the menu boys” it’s time to look for greener pastures in the northeast.

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