The jihadist militia Islamic state (IS) in Syria is defeated, according to U.S. President Donald Trump "100 percent".
Trump presented on Friday to journalists a map of the Region, which showed the former propagation area of the IS, as well as a second with the current location from the Friday, shows no area under control of the IS. "The Caliphate territory in Syria is eliminated to 100 percent," said trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.
The last Bastion of the IS in Eastern Syria on Friday morning after a two day break again under fire had been taken. Aircraft of the international Anti-IS coalition bombed the positions of the jihadists on the banks of the Euphrates near the village of Baghus, such as the Syrian Democratic forces (SDF) are reported, the siege for months, the town on the Iraqi border.
The IS had 2014 large parts of Syria and Iraq under its control, and a "Caliphate". In Iraq, he is considered to be already defeated.
"No Red is presented more"
Even before workers in a tank factory in Lima, Ohio Trump the day before, two of the cards was marked on the a the by IS once-controlled areas in red, on the other as good as gone.
"There's no Red more," said Trump. "In fact, there is a small corner that will be up tonight away," said the US President on Thursday. Similarly, he said later, in addition to a-type tank M1A2 Abrams in the factory in Lima.
"When I started the office, there was a big mess, you were everywhere, everywhere in Syria and in Iraq. And now as you can see, there is no Red anymore," Trump said, to the applause of the workers.
Trump had already spoken to mid-February, that is to be expected within 24 hours with a victory over the jihadist militia in Syria. The IS had brought in 2014 large parts of Syria and Iraq under its control, and a "Caliphate". In the meantime, he is in Iraq as a defeated and is forced back into Syria in a tiny area in the village of Baghus in the East of the country. (nag/AFP)
Created: 22.03.2019, 18:23 PM