November 1, 2018 / 3:38 PM / 10 months ago

Trump and Turkey's Erdogan discuss northern Syria - Turkish presidency

ISTANBUL, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Manbij and Idlib in northern Syria in a call on Thursday, the Turkish presidential office said.

Turkish and U.S. forces began joint patrols on Thursday in the Manbij region, a source of friction in recent years after Kurdish forces took part of the area in a U.S.-backed offensive to drive out Islamic State in 2016. (Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Ezgi Erkoyun, Writing by Sarah Dadouch, Editing by Dominic Evans)

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