Trump begins to move United States troops out of Syria
Trump begins to move United States troops out of Syria
US-led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun
11 January, 2019, 16:55
"CJTF-OIR has begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria", spokesman Colonel Sean Ryan said in a statement, using the acronym for the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve.
"Out of concern for operational security, we will not discuss specific timelines, locations or troops movements", Ryan said in a statement to the Associated Press.
It said a convoy of about ten armored vehicles, in addition to some trucks, pulled out from Syria's northeastern town of Rmeilan into Iraq.
The announcement that USA troops would leave the civil war-racked country - where they have been deployed to assist in the multinational fight against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group - shocked global partners and American politicians alike.
Speaking in Egypt Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed the troop pullout from Syria would go ahead as he urged Middle East nations to forge a common stand against Tehran.
The CNN report added that officials it had previously spoken to said the Pentagon wants to signal to the president it is working toward his goals following his withdrawal decision last month.
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A US official told ABC News that in recent days military equipment has been moved out of Syria into Iraq. The official told CBS News senior national security correspondent David Martin that equipment had begun moving out earlier this week. "For security reasons, I am not going to provide further details at this time".
The order to withdraw American troops from Syria had been signed, after President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart agreed to prevent a power vacuum in the wake of the controversial move.
In his speech at the American University in Cairo on Thursday, the secretary of state said the USA would continue working with coalition partners to defeat ISIS and would continue air strikes against terrorist targets in the region.
The White House has not yet publicly altered it's most recent criteria, those announced by Bolton a week ago: that ISIS must be defeated and the Kurdish forces' security guaranteed before the American troops all come out. "President Macron spoke to him (Trump) several times and it seems that there has been a change that I think is positive", he said in a television interview on Thursday. Other military officials suggested that the withdrawal of troops would be completed more slowly when the battle against ISIS was over.
However, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the Turkish offensive would go ahead whether U.S. troops were in the area or not.
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