Donald Trump Claims ISIS ‘Defeated’, Orders Withdrawal Of Troops From Syria After 6 Years

US President Donald Trump has ordered the US military to completely withdraw from Syria, as he said America has “defeated ISIS” in the war-torn country.

An official told Bloomberg that US military is working quickly to carry out Trump’s order.

Some 2,000 troops have helped rid much of north-eastern Syria of IS, but fighters still remain in the region.

Both the Pentagon and the White House statement said the US had started “returning United States troops home as we transition to the next phase of this campaign”.

AFP

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