Mike Paniotto: Joshua Roberts / Reuters
The United States has deprived the group ISIS (the terrorist organization “Islamic state” banned in Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) 99 percent of the capabilities in Syria. This statement was made by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, speaking about the withdrawal of troops from the country, reports The Washington Free Beacon.
Addressing the journalists, Pompeo said, “We defeated 99 percent of the Caliphate, that is important. All agreed?”. No one to challenge the Secretary of state announced the figure.
On December 19 the U.S. President Donald trump has declared victory over ISIS in Syria. Later that same day the White house announced the withdrawal of American troops from the country. The decision does not mean that the activities of the international coalition headed by the USA and its campaign will end.
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