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Battle for Manbij: French Special Forces Building Military Base in Kobani

Battle for Manbij: French Special Forces Building Military Base in Kobani

French special forces have been tasked with training the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and building a military base near Kobani ahead of a major offensive on the Daesh-held city of Manbij, political analyst Idris Nessan, who served as deputy foreign minister of the Kobani Canton, told Sputnik.The French on the ground are not expected to take part in combat, at least for now.

Source: Battle for Manbij: French Special Forces Building Military Base in Kobani