Trump calls on Europe to restore its "sensibilities" and threatens to release them[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date: 2019/2/17 8:22 • 572 times read[/rtl]
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States is asking European allies to "recover more than 800" fighters who have been captured in Syria and brought to trial.
"The caliphate is about to fall," Trump said in a tweet on Twitter. "The alternative is not a good alternative as we will have to release them."
He stressed that the "Caliphate" announced by the terrorist advocate from the city of Mosul, Iraq, in June 2014, is about to fall.
US-backed democracy forces in Syria have arrested hundreds of foreign fighters who have entered Syria to fight in the ranks of Dahesh.
The Syrian Democratic Forces announced on Saturday that the militants had been besieged within the area of an estimated half a square kilometer in eastern Syria, stressing that the town of Al-Bagouz, the last stronghold of militants, became the "fall of fire."
"The Baguoz is shot down and completely encircled in a geographical area" estimated at half a square kilometer, "said Jia Furat, commander-in-chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces Campaign, at a news conference in the oil field.
Furat stressed that the gunmen who called on the fugitives were "under fire" for Syria's democratic forces, pointing out that the presence of civilians in the region is a challenge for these forces.
The development comes hours after US-backed Kurdish forces seized control of the last stronghold of Daas in the eastern Euphrates region of northern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The Observatory added that the Syrian Democratic forces continue the combing operations on the farms located in the vicinity of Al-Bagouz in the eastern sector of the countryside of Deir Al-Zour in search of fugitives from the Dahesh resorted to the tunnels.
In an undisclosed deal, according to the observatory, 440 people have surrendered from a popcorn in two installments, the first 240 and the second 200, over the past few hours.