Syria: Handover of Manbij Tests Fledgling Turkey-Russia Cooperation

Mar 3, 2017 | 20:01 GMT

The Manbij Military Council will cede control of villages in western Manbij to Russia-backed loyalist forces, a Russian official confirmed March 3. The transfer of power could prevent Turkey from flushing Kurdish forces from the city. It also calls into question the extent of Russia-Turkey cooperation on Syria....

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