In December 2018, the US began the withdrawal of troops from Syria at the beginning of a new phase in the campaign against ISIL.
This was stated press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders, according to Reuters.
“All the victories over ISIS in Syria is not a signal about the end of the global coalition and its campaign. We started the return home of American military simultaneously with the transition to the next phase of this campaign,” she said.
According to media reports, the United States should 60-100 days for the withdrawal of its military.
Earlier, the US President, Donald trump declared victory over ISIS in Syria.
Before that, the media reported that the US considering a complete withdrawal of troops from Syria.
In Syria was, until recently, about 2 thousand American soldiers.
In April 2018 it was reported that the United States would not withdraw its troops from Syria, have not yet achieved all goals. Despite the fact that the US President Donald trump has previously confirmed the relevant intention. It is reported by Fox News Sunday.
In the words of U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley “American troops will not leave until you are sure that you have completed all tasks.”
Among the objectives of the US – a victory over the terrorist organization “Islamic state” ensure that chemical weapons do not pose a risk to the United States, and tracking the actions of Iran.