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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters as he leaves from a mosque following the Friday prayers in Ankara, Turkey August 3, 2018. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS(reuters_tickers)
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that he expected a joint roadmap with the United States regarding the northern Syrian city of Manbij not to be impacted by tensions between the NATO allies.
Erodgan's comments, in a speech in Ankara, came two days after Washington imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the trial of a U.S. pastor accused of backing terrorism. Turkey has said the sanctions were unacceptable.
(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Editing by Dominic Evans)