US President Donald Trump starts withdrawal of US forces from Syria, claims victory
Trump starts withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, claims victory
|CRIMSON TAZVINZWA, AIWA! NO!|President Donald Trump has begun what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, declaring on Wednesday they have succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State and were no longer needed in the country.
Mr Trump said on Wednesday that it was time for US troops to come home from Syria, after years of battling the ISIS militant group in the war-wracked country.
“We won,” Mr Trump said in a video message posted on Twitter, declaring the ISIS militants defeated. “We’ve beaten them and we’ve beaten them badly. We’ve taken back the land… So our boys, our young women, our men – they’re all coming back and they’re coming back now.”