Lavrov: United States does not intend to leave Syria

اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | ترجمة رند رسلان | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 24 أبريل، 2018 1:39:24 م خبر دوليسياسي روسيا

Turkey - SMART

On Tuesday, the Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov said that the United States does not intend to leave Syria, contrary to statements by the U.S. President Donald Trump.

Lavrov added in a speech at a meeting of foreign ministers of the member states at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing that the activity of the U.S. forces in the eastern part of the Euphrates River in the province of Deir Ez-Zor in Eastern Syria, contrary to the statements of Trump intention to withdraw the troops from the region.

Lavrov noted that the United States established 'local authorities' in Northeastern Syria. He stated that French President, Emmanuel Macaron, called on America not to withdraw from Syria.

On Apr. 15, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nicky Hailey, said that her country's forces will not withdraw from Syria before making sure that the use of chemical weapons does not pose a threat to Washington's interests, the elimination of the Islamic state, and maintaining a control point for the Iranian actions.

Trump said he wanted to withdraw his forces from Syria as soon as possible and instructed military officials, to prepare a plan for withdrawal without setting a timetable.

The U.S. forces are based in several military bases in al-Raqqa, Deir Ez-Zor, Aleppo, and Homs. Trump's comments coincided with the establishment of new military bases.

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اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | ترجمة رند رسلان | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 24 أبريل، 2018 1:39:24 م خبر دوليسياسي روسيا
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