The Us President Donald Trump on his page in the microblogging network Twitter on Monday said that Saudi Arabia has agreed to allocate instead of the US funds for the restoration of Syria.
“Saudi Arabia has now agreed to spend the necessary money to help rebuild Syria, instead of the United States. See? Isn’t it wonderful when the richest countries help rebuild their neighbors instead of a great Country, the US, which is 5,000 miles away. Thanks Saudi Arabia!”- it is told in the message.
On December 19, the head of the White House announced the victory over the banned terrorist group “Islamic state” and ordered to withdraw the US military from Syria.
On August 19, trump invited Saudi Arabia and” other rich countries in the middle East “to start making payments in favor of the restoration of the SAR, saying that the United States is ending its “ridiculous financial assistance.”
A few days before, the head of the press service of the state Department, Heather Nauert, announced the refusal of the US administration to allocate about 230 million dollars for stabilization programs in those areas of Syria that are beyond the control of the authorities in Damascus. According to her, the decision was made by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, who agreed it with the White House.