Home Current News The Latest: US troops leaving Syria to stay in Middle East

The Latest: US troops leaving Syria to stay in Middle East

2

The Latest: US troops leaving Syria to stay in Middle EastPresident Donald Trump says the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he has ordered to leave Syria will remain in the Middle East to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State threat. In a written statement Monday announcing his authorization of economic sanctions on Turkey, Trump made clear that the withdrawing troops will leave Syria entirely. Trump confirmed that the small number of U.S. troops at a base in southern Syria will remain there.

Source: yahoo.com/news