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World More than 100 ISIS prisoners in Syria are on the loose following Turkey’s invasion, US envoy says

00:16  24 october  2019
00:16  24 october  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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US special envoy for Syria James Jeffrey told Congress on Wednesday that 100 ISIS prisoners have escaped. Trump has promised they've been secured. It' s unclear what role US forces will play in fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria going forward. The soldiers retreating from northeast Syria were to be

AT least 100 evil ISIS terrorists have been freed from prison camps in Syria after American troops pulled out of the war zone, US officials said . And this week the US has admitted that some brainwashed jihadis are once again free following their pull out. James Jeffrey, special envoy to

More than 100 Islamic State militants who were being held in Kurdish prisons in Syria are now on the loose following Turkey’s invasion there, President Trump’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement revealed Wednesday.

James Jeffrey’s disturbing admission comes as Russian forces moved into Syria Wednesday to conduct joint patrols with Turkish troops along its border.

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More than 100 prisoners of the Islamic State extremist movement have escaped in Syria in the chaos since Turkey launched a military operation in Syria after President Donald Trump agreed to pull US Captured ISIS prisoners secured." The Kurdish fighters have pulled out of a key border area as

Top US envoy for Syria Amb. Jeffrey: "the Turkish incursion into northeast Syria is a tragedy, it was long standing US government policy in two Administrations to keep [email protected]: Big success on the Turkey / Syria Border. Safe Zone created. Ceasefire has held and combat missions have ended.

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"Let me ask you this: How many ISIS detainees have escaped? Does the U.S. have an idea where these individuals are?" Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., asked Jeffrey during a hearing on Capitol Hill.

"We would say that the number is now over 100,” he responded. “We do not know where they are.”

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Jeffrey added that “almost all” of the prisons that the Kurdish forces have been guarding are secured and that U.S. officials are monitoring the situation “as best as we can.”

Before Turkey started carrying out a military operation in Syria on Oct. 9, Kurdish officials had been warning that such a prison breakout was possible.

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- The US -backed SDF last month expelled IS from the town, which lies on the eastern bank of the Euphrates in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor WASHINGTON ― U . S . special envoy for Syria and the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS , Jim Jeffrey, said Tuesday that NATO ally Turkey that more than

The US and Turkey have been working to establish the buffer zone, which the US calls a "security However, a US official familiar with operations in Syria told CNN that is "very likely" Turkey will try something Brett McGurk, the former US envoy to the anti- ISIS coalition, heavily ripped into Trump

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Vladimir Putin are posing for a picture: Russian troops have mobilized by land and air, pushing north to take control of key areas on the Syria border; Benjamin Hall reports from Erbil, Iraq.© FoxNews.com Russian troops have mobilized by land and air, pushing north to take control of key areas on the Syria border; Benjamin Hall reports from Erbil, Iraq. The Kurds are estimated to be holding around 12,000 militants captured in the war against ISIS.

Jeffrey's admission came hours before President Trump announced that conditions have been met between Turkey and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) for what he called a " permanent ceasefire" between the two sides and that the United States is lifting sanctions on Ankara that were implemented following the invasion of northern Syria.

Speaking at the White House, Trump said that while a "permanent ceasefire" will be tough to maintain in the volatile region, he hopes that it will last and end the conflict between Turkey and the Kurds.

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"I do believe it will be permanent," he said. "This was an outcome created by us, the United States, and nobody else...we've done something very, very special"

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