WASHINGTON – The United States intends to continue the fight against the terrorist group “Islamic state” in Syria. US Secretary of defense Mark Esper stated on Monday at a joint press conference with the head of the Committee of chiefs of staff of the US Armed forces Mark Milley.
“The US remains committed to fighting ISIS within the coalition,” Esper said.
He also said that the raid to destroy the leader of ISIS was carried out by the US about 6.4 km from the border of Turkey in the Syrian province of Idlib. The Pentagon reported that the US armed forces took two militants from the site of the operation to destroy the leader of ISIS. It added that the Central Command of the US armed forces is expected to release photos and videos of the raid to destroy the leader of ISIS.