NEWS DESK – The Manbij Military Council has announced that they have made an alliance with Russia for the protection of the western villages of Manbij from the Turkish army and affiliates.
As part of the agreement, the defense of the villages have been handed over to border security units affiliated to the Syrian regime.
The related statement of the Manbij Military Council is as follows:
“Defending the civilians and protecting them from the adverse impact of the war, ensuring the security of Manbj and frustrating the invasion plans of the Turkish army against Syrian soil are the goals we we have taken for all the peoples living on the lands of Syria.
In order to realize these goals of ours, we as Manbij Military Council state that we have handed over the defense of the line – where villages between the positions of our forces in western Manbij and Turkish-affiliated gangs are located – to Syrian state forces as part of the alliance we have made with Russian officials.”