US plans full withdrawal of troops from Syria

Administration nears end of campaign to retake territory once held by Isis as Trump tweets: ‘We have defeated Isis in Syria’

The Trump administration is planning a full withdrawal of US forces from northeastern Syria, as it nears the end of its campaign to retake all of the territory once held by Islamic State.

On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump tweeted: “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency.”

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