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The US deployed in Syria in an additional 600 personnel who will be engaged upon withdrawal of a contingent from the country. It is reported by the Anadolu news Agency.
According to local sources, the American troops arrived on January 27 at two bases in the areas Kharab Ishq and Serrin East of the Euphrates river. As noted, these can then be used as the main centers of the evacuation of troops. In this case, for the withdrawal of heavy weapons by air transport, it is planned to use two other bases in the province of al-Hasaka in Northern Syria.
24 January it was reported that the US sent additional troops to Syria to cover the withdrawal of its troops from the country. Then does not specify the exact number of arrivals to the country military and how the district sent additional forces. It was stated that they will be moved from district to district as needed, they also may periodically enter the country and leave it.
Meanwhile, the defense Ministry of USA reported that with the withdrawal of troops is taken into account the situation on the ground and the views of the allies, and no arbitrary deadlines.
January 5, the White house source said that some American soldiers may remain in Syria indefinitely. In particular, it was about the southern part of the country where the American military base of al-TANF.
The President of the United States Donald trump announced the withdrawal of American troops from Syria in connection with the final victory over the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in December 2018. He offered to take care of the rest in the region of the terrorists to other countries, including Turkey.
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