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Syria conflict: US ‘planning immediate withdrawal of troops’

CBS said it was told the White House had ordered the Pentagon to “begin planning for an immediate withdrawal”.

President Donald Trump tweeted that the Islamic State (IS) group – also known as ISIS – had been defeated in Syria, his “only reason for being there”.

Some 2,000 troops have helped rid much of north-eastern Syria of IS, but pockets of fighters remain. Source BBC


 
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