U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham after a meeting with President Donald Trump the possibility of a delay in the planned US troops withdrawal from Syria indicated. The plans would slow down to "clever way," said Graham on Sunday after a dinner with Trump in the White house. Trump had explained to him some of the things to Syria, he did not know before, said Graham. He was feeling much better now, in terms of the direction in which it is in Syria to go, he said, without mentioning Details.
"like what I've heard. The President thinks intensely about Syria and about how we bring back our troops and our national security interests can be true," said Graham. To the IS must be destroyed"," the Kurds protected and prevents that Iran will emerge as the winner from the conflict. Trump had assured him, with a view to the IS that he "will get the Job done". Nobody had done more than the current U.S. President, said Graham.
The influential Republican Senator had urged Trump to reconsider the agreed withdrawal of 2000 troops from Syria. Trump should sit down with his generals together and again on the step, he said the TV channel CNN. The jihadists militia "Islamic state" (IS) was not yet defeated. It must be made sure that you will "never come" back. In the case of a withdrawal of all soldiers from the danger that IS growing in Syria.
The Senator had referred to Trumps decision to previously as a "big mistake". If the US abzögen troops now, would be massacred in addition, the Kurds "," the Senator said. And "if we let the Kurds in the lurch and they are massacred, who will help us in the future?", he added. The earlier critics of the Trumps, is now regarded as his Confidant, also warned to hand over Syria to the Iranians"". According to him, that would be for Israel a "nightmare".More about
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the process of pulling The United States had announced in mid-December, soldiers from Syria. Trump explained on the grounds that the IS is defeated. The US soldiers had supported the Kurdish YPG fighters against Islamists. (mes, dpa, AFP, Reuters)