Washington has no plan for further action in Syria after the liberation of Raqqa, considered the capital of the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). About it reports NBC News.
It is noted that the release of Raqqa fighters of the coalition led by the United States can by the end of October. At the same time, the administration of Donald trump there is no clarity about how Washington needs to act in Syria further.
One of the most important tasks of the United States is preventing the return of East Syria under the control of Damascus or Iran. In addition, Washington cannot come to a consensus on the transfer of power in Syria.
Members of the administration trump who hold conservative beliefs, for example, the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, believe that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must leave his post. The other part of the American establishment sees Assad is the only person who will not allow Syria to turn into “a black hole that will absorb a significant part of the region.”
It is also noted that the fact that the deterioration of U.S. relations with Turkey, coupled with the growing influence of Russia and Iran could deal a serious blow to efforts to stabilize Syria after the operation in raqqa. In addition, some officials in the White house believe that Syria should not be perceived in Washington only as a place in which the agreed interests of the United States and Iran. Because of this position, writes NBC News in Washington no awareness of the cruelty of the conflict.
15 October at the headquarters of the international antiterrorist coalition led by the United States, said that the remaining terrorists of the Islamic state and blocked by them, the civilians will be able to leave Raqqa. According to the representative of the Kurdish militia, among the foreigners in the ranks of the fighters are natives of France, Russia, Azerbaijan, Indonesia and Turkey. Telegram-channel 4 Directorate responsible for monitoring activities of terrorists, on 14 October noted that the number of jihadists from the CIS, mainly from Uzbekistan, refused to leave Raqqa.
Terrorists seized Raqqa in 2013, since it was considered the unofficial capital of the “Islamic state”. The liberation of this city is one of the main goals of the international antiterrorist coalition headed by USA, the leading military operations against extremists in Iraq and Syria.