Syria: SANA reports US convoy turned back at govt checkpoint

Second episode in which two armies came into contact

11 June, 13:06

    (ANSAmed) - BEIRUT, JUNE 11 - Syrian government news agency SANA said in recent hours on Thursday a US military convoy was stopped by Syrian government forces in the country's northeast in disputed territory where Russian, Turkish, US, and Syrian government soldiers are present, as well as Kurdish-Syrian forces.

    SANA released a video showing the US convoy arriving at a Syrian government checkpoint in the district of Tell Tamer, between Raqqa and Qamishli.

    The convoy was then forced to turn back, SANA said.

    This is the second episode of its type reported by Syrian government media since the start of June.

    The first formal contact between the US and the Syrian armies took place in the same area on June 2.(ANSAmed).

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