Up to date: Nov 10, 2019 23:30 IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 10 (ANI): About 500-600 US troops will keep in Syria, US Joint Chiefs of Workers Chairman Basic Mark Milley mentioned in an interview with an area information broadcaster on Sunday.
“There are nonetheless Islamic State (IS) terrorists within the area. And except stress is maintained except consideration is maintained on that group, then there’s a very actual chance that circumstances might be set for a reemergence of ISIS,” Sputnik quoted Milley, as saying.
“The footprint will likely be small, however the goal will stay the identical: the enduring defeat of ISIS,” added Milley.
The US Basic added that the variety of troops wouldn’t exceed 1,000 however will keep throughout the vary of 500-600.
President Donald Trump had introduced on October 7 that the US has began pulling out troops from northern Syria.
Final month, Defence Secretary Mark Esper mentioned that the US would withdraw round 1,000 extra servicemen from the world the place Turkey launched a army offensive on October 9 towards the IS and Kurdish militia. (ANI)