US President Donald Trump claimed that the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) has lost nearly all of the land it once controlled in Syria and Iraq, while speaking at a meeting of 79 anti-IS coalition partners in Washington DC on Wednesday.

“Our coalition partners and the Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated virtually all of the territory previously held by ISIS in Syria and Iraq. It should be formally announced sometime probably next week that we will have 100 percent of the caliphate,” said Trump.

“But I want to wait for the official word. I don’t want to say it too early. Over the past two years we have retaken more than 20,000 square miles (51,799 square kilometres) of land,” he added.

Furthermore, Trump warned the coalition partners of ISIS remnants in the region, claiming they can be “very dangerous.”

“Rest assured we will do what it takes to defeat every ounce and every last person within the ISIS madness and defend our people from radical Islamic terrorism,” he vowed.

 

 

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Nestor Arapa
Nestor Arapa
2019-02-07 03:29

Loco Trump, sin embargo le sigue ayudando a ISIS bombardeando al ejercito Sirio.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-02-07 09:23
Reply to  Nestor Arapa

He’s not “loco” at all. It’s even the contrary, he’s a VHIQ dude, likely over 160 IQ.
“There’s something I fear more than a real tough guy, it’s a fake moron”
– Colonel Toulouse in “The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe”

I doubt anything can help ISIS to keep some land considering how they’re in dire straits now…

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johnny was
2019-02-08 01:26
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

daesh 2.0 will be released from prisons over the coming years – the less prisoners now the better but the snake still has its head