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Russia: Menbij will be taken over by Syrian forces by March 3

According to Russian news outlet Sputnik, Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy, the chief of the Russian General Staff Main Operational Directorate, stated that Menbij will be taken over by Syrian Army from Syrian Kurdish forces.

Rudskoy, during a briefing at the Russian Defense Ministry when the officials from MoD are present, stated that Syrian Kurds have accepted to withdraw from Menbij and around and transfer it to Assad’s forces. Russian commander added from 3 March, Damascus will began administering the town.

Update: Rudskoy stated that Syrian Army forces begin entering southwest Menbij regions.

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