US President Donald Trump defended US withdrawal from northern Syria, saying it is time for us to get out of these ridiculous endless wars.
“We will fight where it is to our benefit and only fight to win. Turkey, Europe, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Russia and the Kurds will now have to figure the situation out, and what they want to do with the captured [Daesh] fighters in their “neighborhood.” he tweeted on Monday.
US forces had started to withdraw from parts of northern Syria to make way for a Turkish invasion in the region after Donald Trump agreed to let Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan launch his long-planned offensive.
The pull-back of troops comes hours after the White House announced Ankara would soon move forward with its objective to create a ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria and that US soldiers will not support or be involved in it.