The command to the controversial withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria is signed. "The decree to Syria was signed," a Pentagon spokesman said on Sunday the AFP news Agency, without mentioning further Details.
Earlier, it was reported by the TV channel CNN, citing sources in the Pentagon about the command. At the same time, it was called, the outgoing Secretary of defense James Mattis have signed this document. Exactly when and how the over 2000 American troops from Syria to be removed, was not notified.
U.S. President Donald Trump was announced on Wednesday, surprisingly, the full withdrawal of US army from Syria, and explains, the jihadist militia Islamic state (IS) had been defeated.
The announcement came just at the USA's allies in the fight against IS a lack of understanding, but also in the United States is highly controversial. Just a day after trump's announcement, US defence Secretary Jim Mattis announced his resignation. He should be on 1. January will be replaced by his former Deputy, Patrick Shanahan temporarily, such as Trump announced on Sunday. Currently, around 2,000 US soldiers are in Syria. (chk/sda)
Created: 24.12.2018, 03:02 PM