The terrorist militia Islamic state (IS) has lost its last Bastion in Syria. The place Baghus was liberated and the military victory a reality, said the spokesman of the Syrian Democratic forces (SDF), Mustafa Bali, via Twitter. US President, Donald Trump said on Friday in front of journalists, the terrorists were in the civil war, the country is not a territory.
More than 60 000 people have fled, according to the SDF in the past two months from the contested area. Including about 5000 IS fighters, which would have resulted.
The full intake of Baghus sealed, in fact, the end of the IS-rule in the Region. The extremists had achieved in the summer of 2014 the height of their Power, as they were able to occupy the Northern Iraqi metropolis of Mosul. Shortly thereafter, the terrorist militia proclaimed a "Caliphate" under the leadership of IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the preaching was in a mosque Mossuls in the case of a Friday, the only Time open to the public. The jihadists controlled at that time, a vast Region that extended over large parts of Syria and Iraq in the first place. With the beginning of the international military intervention under U.S. leadership, the IS lost his dominion, however. With support from the air, it brought local troops on the ground under your control.
With the victory over the IS also had an early withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, more likely, the US President, Trump already announced in December. However, after the last plans of the White house, nor is it a contingent of forces in the country. The withdrawal plans of America, have triggered massive criticism. Military officials and observers warn, the IS is not defeated, in spite of the defeat, and could again rise.