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Trump says 'tiny' contingent of 200 US troops to remain in Syria

Trump says 'tiny' contingent of 200 US troops to remain in Syria
Saturday 23
2:40 2019

US President Donald Trump has denied his administration's decision to leave about 200 troops in Syria amounts to a policy U-turn, insisting he is "not reversing course" on his pledge to withdraw all US forces from the war-torn country. Addressing reporters at the White House on Friday, Trump said the contingent set to remain in Syria was a "very small tiny fraction" of the more than 2,000 US forces currently fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL, also known as ISIS) there. Trump's announcement followed an earlier statement by the White House confirming the decision to ...

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Summary: The US president denies the decision to leave small 'peacekeeping group' amounts to a U-turn on troop withdrawal pledge.

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