The White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders stated that he territory of Syria was completely liberated from the terrorists of the “Islamic State.” She said this on her way to Florida, RIA Novosti reported.
President Donald Trump was briefed by US Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan while the American leader was on his way to Florida, according to the spokeswoman Sanders.
In late February, Donald Trump declared that the “caliphate” of the “Islamic State” in Syria was completely defeated. However, after this the coalition attacked the country more than 180 times.
Trump said he intends to withdraw American troops from Syria, but they may leave a small contingent there. It was reported that the US military will be deployed in northeastern Syria as a peacekeeping mission.