Turkey to extend Syria campaign to Kurdish-controlled Manbij

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vows to ‘thwart’ Kurdish opposition in move that may force US reaction

Turkey has said it will extend its incursion in Syria to the town of Manbij, taking its forces to the edge of the US-backed Kurdish presence in the country’s northeast and raising the spectre of a military standoff with Washington.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s president, announced the move late on Wednesday as a Turkish military assault on the city of Afrin in northwestern Syria neared a sixth day.

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