The United States is obliged to see, in spite of the announced withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria to continue the fight against the jihadists militia of the Islamic state (IS). This U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday (local time) insured.
His government will do "everything Necessary to every gram and every last Person this IS-defeat madness," Trump said on Wednesday at a major international conference on Anti-IS fight in Washington.
Trump said in his speech, the expectation that the militia will lose in the next few days, their last territories in Syria and Iraq. The U.S. military had liberated along with its partners in the military coalition against the IS and the Kurdish-run Syrian Democratic forces (SDF), almost the whole of the former IS the territory in the two countries.
"Sometime next week" is expected to be officially announced, "we have taken 100 per cent of the Caliphate," said Trump. The "Caliphate" had to call of the IS in 2014. Trump stressed, however, that even after a complete re-conquest of these areas, the militia remain a dangerous one. "Remains - this is all you have, Remains. But the Remains can be very dangerous," he said of the individual IS-fighters.
US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo had previously highlighted the case of the one-day conference from 74 countries and five international organizations, however, the "Art of combat" change against the jihadis. The fight will not in the future, "to be primarily military". Trump called the fight against the IS Propaganda on the Internet as a priority.
a Won battle?
The U.S. President had Outside in December, for the dismay with international allies like the US and defence politicians in his own camp with his announcement, all of 2000 in Syria, stationed U.S. troops withdraw. He justified this at the time, so that the fight against the militia "won" be - be Minister of defense of Jim Mattis resigned then to Protest. In the past few weeks, Trump limited, but his statements about troop withdrawal and the status of the fight against the jihadis.
At the conference, invited Pompeo to the partners to extend their commitment. He demanded, among other things, higher AIDS to the stabilization of Iraq. (nlu/sda)
Created: 07.02.2019, 07:40 PM