the UNITED states has begun pulling soldiers back from Syria. Now the UNITED states and the coalition that has fought against the Islamic State, proceed to the next phase of the effort.
It shall notify The White House's spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders.
- the Victories of the Islamic State in Syria does not mean the end of the global coalition or its efforts, says Sanders.
Several sources say to the american media such as AP, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and CNN, to Trump the administration will withdraw all u.s. soldiers out of Syria.
A forsvarskilde say to the Washington Post that the decision has been taken, and that it will happen as soon as possible.
another source said to Reuters that the withdrawal must be made when the final stages of the last operation against the Islamic State is completed.
The White House has not confirmed the information about a total withdrawal.
President Donald Trump, however, has before expressed the desire to pull the over 2000 american soldiers today in Syria, home.
He suggests on Twitter that it may happen soon.
- We have defeated Islamic State in Syria - my only reason to be there during the Trump-presidency, he writes.
Sarah Sanders also certify victory over the Islamic State in its communication on Wednesday evening.
- five years ago was the Islamic State in a very powerful and dangerous force in the Middle east, and now has the UNITED states fought territorial caliphate, she said.
Trump has repeatedly questioned whether the UNITED states will be sufficiently out of the expensive and dangerous militærmissioner abroad.
secretary of defense Jim Mattis and other high-level officials disagree with Trump.
They believe that the UNITED states should not leave Syria before a peace agreement is signed.
Furthermore, Mattis and others, that the UNITED states should continue to have a military presence in Syria in order to ensure that the Islamic State does not come again.
The militant group is as good as destroyed, but still have control over each of the small pockets in Syria.
In the last week, said Brett McGurk, who is US special envoy in the international coalition, Islamic State today, only checks one percent of the territory, the group previously possessed in its self-proclaimed caliphate.
the UNITED states has a little over 2000 soldiers in Syria. Most of them are special forces, working with kurdish and arab alliance of Syria's Democratic Forces (SDF).