US Central Command Commander (CENTCOM) Joseph Votel met officials in the Kobanê region of Rojava.
CENTCOM Commander Joseph Votel and other US military officials visited Kobanê and met with Democratic Syria Forces commanders and political officials.
US President Barack Obama’s Special Envoy Brett McGurk confirmed Votel’s visit to Rojava and wrote “General Votel was in Syria when ISIS was hiding in the dark” on his twitter account.
General Votel is believed to be discussing the operation against Raqqa, the biggest anti-ISIS operation, as well as the strengthening of relations with Democratic Syria Forces.
US General Joseph Votel flew to Rojava with a helicopter from an unknown location. Votel’s visit is the first military visit to Rojava at the highest level.