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Saturday, February 17, 2018

US not interested in long-term preservation of the military presence in Syria

The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis told reporters that the United States is not interested in long-term continued presence of American troops in Syria.

“Our intention in this is not” – said Mattis asked by journalists about whether the US military presence in Syria to last for years. During a press conference at the Pentagon, the defense Minister said that the us military in Syria to perform only the task of the fight against “Islamic state” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization). According to the head of the Pentagon, to eliminate larger problems should seek political solutions.


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