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WorldWithdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general

04:55  11 february  2019
04:55  11 february  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Pentagon says ISIS likely to retake territory and claim 'victory' after US Syria withdrawal

Pentagon says ISIS likely to retake territory and claim 'victory' after US Syria withdrawal ISIS will claim victory over the US and is likely to regain territory as a result of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria, according to a new report released Monday by the Pentagon's Inspector General. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

ABOARD A U . S . MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U . S . commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U . S . Army General

The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U . S Army/Handout via REUTERS /File Photo. U . S . Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U . S . Central Command, cautioned that the exact timing would

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general © Reuters/AARON P. BERNSTEIN U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, commander of the U.S. Central Command, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday.

U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. military's Central Command, also said he believed troop levels in Iraq would remain broadly steady, adding: "We don't want to keep people on the ground that we don't need and (who) don't have a valid mission."

(Reporting by Phil Stewart; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

Commander of US-backed forces fighting ISIS asks US to keep troops in Syria.
The commander of the US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces is asking the US and its coalition partners to provide air support and keep up to 1,500 troops in Syria as part of an effort to stabilize the country. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "I feel that American forces must remain inside of Syria," General Mazloum told reporters, speaking through an interpreter, "we don't want them to leave Syria ... but in the end, it is an American decision.

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