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Hillary Clinton on Monday slammed the Trump administration's decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria.
"Let us be clear: The president has sided with authoritarian leaders of Turkey and Russia over our loyal allies and America's own interests," Clinton, a former secretary of State and senator and President Trump's Democratic rival in 2016, tweeted.
"His decision is a sickening betrayal both of the Kurds and his oath of office."
Let us be clear: The president has sided with authoritarian leaders of Turkey and Russia over our loyal allies and America's own interests. His decision is a sickening betrayal both of the Kurds and his oath of office.
Trump defends Syria withdrawal amid outrcry from Kurdish allies
"The Kurds fought with us, but were paid massive amounts of money and equipment to do so," Trump said as Turkey prepares an assault in the region.Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan considers the Kurdish forces in Syria to be terrorists allied with Kurdish insurgents within his country and has long threatened a military incursion into the area.- Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton)
The White House said late Sunday that U.S. troops would be pulled from the region ahead of a military operation Turkey would soon be launching.
The move was also criticized by Trump'sBrett McGurk and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), an .
The U.S. had more than 1,000 troops deployed in the working closely with the Kurdish YPG, which leads the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Despite the backlash,on his decision Monday in a series of tweets in which he said it is time to remove the U.S. from "ridiculous endless wars."
"WE WILL FIGHT WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT, AND ONLY FIGHT TO WIN," the president said.
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