Aleppo, Syria, June 21, 2018. General Joseph Votel, commander of the Central American Leadership, can be seen as an American military delegation visits the city of Manbij, east of Aleppo in Northern Syria. The delegation roamed markets of the town and met residents, officials of the Civil Administration of the Syrian Democratic Forces, and officials of the Manbij Military Council. The delegation included officials like John Roud, the American Defense Minister’ assistant for political affairs. The visit came a day after Turkey deployed separate patrols with the International Coalition against the Islamic State in the parameter of Manbij, and Mevlut Cavic Oglu’s statements that Turkey will enter the Manbij area step by step under an agreement that Ankara and Washington reached about the area.