Trump: We entered Syria for 30 days and stayed there for ten years[/rtl]
[rtl]Date: 2019/10/22 10:30 • 9 times read[/rtl]
US President Donald Trump says the US military has entered Syrian territory on a 30-day mission to fight ISIS but has been in the country for 10 years.
"They were supposed to be there for 30 days. They were supposed to come into the country and take a quick strike against IS and get out, but they have already been there in Syria for 10 years," Trump told a news conference on Monday.
A US newspaper quoted a senior US official as saying that President Trump has been considering since last week about the survival of about 200 "commandos" in the north-east of Syria to fight terrorism, noting that the US forces that will be kept along the border with Iraq, outside " The safe zone "agreed between US Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. is over