Nebesa questioned the withdrawal of US troops from Syria
UN, 21 Dec — RIA Novosti. Permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia expressed doubts about the withdrawal of us troops from Syria.
The US President Donald trump on Wednesday announced the victory over the terrorist group “Islamic state” in Syria*, noting that this was the only reason the American military in the country. Later, the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders announced that the United States has begun withdrawing troops from Syria, but the victory over IG* does not mean the demise of the coalition.
Trust but verify — let’s see where we go.
He added that “we have heard such announcements before and know that they came to an end only by the strengthening of the American presence.”
“If it is really (the U.S. withdraws its troops — ed), this is a step in the right direction, certainly”, — concluded the Ambassador.
*Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization.
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