Mike Paniotto: Yuri Gripas / Reuters
The President of the United States Donald trump is considering the use of weapons in Syria, but Washington hopes that this will not be the reasons. This statement was made by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo during a speech in Cairo, betrays Reuters.
He noted that the White house is still committed to the full destruction of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), and in the case of the emergence of new purposes the United States will launch air strikes on them. At the same time, he recalled that the American troops continue to leave the country.
In his speech, Pompeo said that the United States is a “force for good” in the middle East, and always aspired to liberation, not of occupation of the region. He also urged middle East countries to pay more attention to the fight against is militants. “As soon as the US retreat, there is chaos,” he said.
January 6, the US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton said that the U.S. military did not leave the North-Eastern part of Syria as long as Turkey will not agree not to pursue living in the territory of the Kurds.
The day before, the media reported that part of the US military can indefinitely stay in the South of Syria, where the base of al-TANF.
US President, Donald trump declared victory over the “Islamic state” in Syria and ordered the U.S. military to leave the country at the end of 2018. In addition, it is suggested to take care of the rest in the region of the terrorists to other countries, including Turkey.
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