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Media: The United States reinforce the protection of oil fields in Syria

According to the Anadolu Agency, the US military was transferred, in particular, to the Sirrin military base.

ANKARA – US military personnel who left more than half of their bases in Syria during Turkey’s operation Source of peace have returned to some of them, strengthening their presence in the area of oil fields. The Anadolu Agency reported on Saturday.

According to him, the US military was transferred, in particular, to the Sirrin military base. In General, with the cessation of the Turkish operation, US soldiers returned to six bases in Syria.

The Agency notes that before the operation of the Turkish armed forces “Source of peace” US military bases were located in 22 regions of Syria. About two thousand US troops were stationed in five districts of Hasakeh province, four districts of Deir -ez-Zor province, five districts of Raqqa province, five districts of Kobani province and three districts of the Manbij.

US President Donald Trump in late October announced the withdrawal of the US military from the area of the Turkish operation in Northern Syria but said that Washington intends to maintain control over oil fields in the Northeast of the country.