The United States intends to leave in Syria, 400 of its troops, told reporters the US President Donald Trump. Earlier, Washington talked about the intention to reduce the military contingent to 200 people. “We leave 200 people in the “safe zone” (near the border with Israel), and another 200 people on the basis of al-TAIF in Syria, ” said Mr. Trump, whose words are quoted by the Independent.
The US President announced plans to withdraw the US troops from Syria in December 2018. The withdrawal of the military began on January 4. They were supposed to go in the next 60-100 days. The American contingent in Syria numbered 2-2. 5 thousand people. Sources The Wall Street Journal claimed that the US plans to leave in Syria about a thousand military.