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The united states withdraws all troops from Syria

According to the newspaper the Wall Street Journal, the united states has informed its allies in northeast Syria on an ”immediate withdrawal” of american forces and later also went to the american record out and confirmed that it started planning for the ”next step” when it comes to war in Syria, thus, to take home their own troops.

– the Pentagon has received orders to move the troops out of Syria as soon as possible, " says a militärkälla to the newspaper.

According to the New York Times, all the 2,000 soldiers to be back in the USA within 30 days.

the News agency Reuters wrote on Wednesday that, although all the staff from the u.s. state department will leave Syria and there are already ”within 24 hours”, on Thursday, Swedish time.

had on Wednesday night, Swedish time, not yet spoken. One of the president's first twittermeddelanden on Wednesday morning local time, touched on the u.s. military presence in Syria.

”We've defeated ISIS (the us term for ICE, note.) in Syria, my only reason to be there during a Trump presidency”, tweeted the president.

White house press secretary, confirmed in a statement that ”american military returning home (from Syria) at the same time as the next phase of the campaign begins”.

"We have started to bring home the troops," said Huckabee Sanders.

the united states has approximately 2,000 specialsoldater on the ground in Syria, as well as airpower. They are included in the so-called Operation Roundup, which was launched in early may of this year, and whose purpose is to ”eliminate” the remaining motståndsfickorna as terrorrörelsen IS holding in Syria. From to have controlled roughly a third of Syria, it is estimated now that IS control a few percent of syrian territory.

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has indicated that he wants to remove US troops from syrian territory. The united states justifies its presence with that IS constitute a threat against american interests.

the united states has lierat with the syrian kurds dominate the Syrian defence forces ( SDF). They have about 30,000 in weapons that are supported with equipment by the united states.

at the same time, the armed syrian kurds, a thorn in the side of Turkey, which considers them as a spin off to the Turkish-kurdish independence party, the PKK. The last few weeks, Erdogan openly threatened with a military intervention in northern Syria against the kurds there.

this week said militärtalesmannen colonel Sean Ryan that ”the u.s. forces made significant progress in the fight against IS), but the job is not done”.

the Data if a withdrawal is also called into question by leading republicans. The influential senator Lindsey Graham says it would be a ”Obamaaktigt mistake” to withdraw from Syria.

the Data on the USA's withdrawal was commented on by the state-controlled news agency Sana on Wednesday:

illegal international coalition without UN security council approval, under the pretext of the fight against terrorist organisations IS. The majority of the coalition's air strikes have been directed against civilian targets and caused scores of horrific massacres and widespread destruction of infrastructure.”

A u.s. government source said at the time that it will continue the fight against the IS in Libya and in the Sinai, writes Reuters.

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