Trump: We entered Syria for 30 days and stayed there for ten years


Shafaq News/ U.S. President, Donald Trump said that the U.S. army has entered Syrian territory on a 30-day mission to fight ISIS but has been in the country for 10 years.

"They were supposed to be there for 30 days. They were supposed to come into the country and make a quick strike against ISIS and get out, but they have already been there in Syria for 10 years," Trump said in a news conference on Monday.

An American newspaper quoted a senior US official as saying that President Trump has been considering since last week the stay of about 200 "commandos" north-east of Syria to fight terrorism, noting that the US forces will be kept along the border with Iraq, outside " The safe zone "agreed between U.S. Vice President ,Mike Pence and Turkish President ,Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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