Turkish PM says soldiers began duties in Syria's Manbij - NTV

Text size Aa Aa

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish troops have begun carrying out duties in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim was reported as saying by NTV on Monday.

The broadcaster earlier cited local sources as saying Turkish soldiers had entered the outskirts of Manbij as part of a deal agreed with the United States.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by David Dolan)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on for a limited time.