BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 A.M.) – A unnamed Israeli senior official told Ynet News on Thursday that they were ‘shocked’ by U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments regarding Iran’s future in Syria.

“They can do what they want there, frankly,” Trump said in reference to Iran’s future role in Syria.

“Iran is no longer the same country,” he claimed, adding that “Iran is pulling people out of Syria. They can do what they want there, frankly, but they’re pulling people out. They’re pulling people out of Yemen. Iran wants to survive now.”

In response to these comments by Trump, the unnamed Israeli official told Ynet, “I am quite simply in shock.”

“Trump simply does not know what is happening in Syria and the Iranian entrenchment there,” they continued, as quoted by the Times of Israel.

Trump’s comments on Iran came on the same day that he claimed Syria was lost cause.

“Syria was lost long ago. It was lost long ago. We’re talking about sand and death. That’s what we’re talking about. We’re not talking about vast wealth. We’re talking about sand and death,” explained the US president.

He would add that Kurdish forces in Syria were selling oil to Iran, which has disappointed his administration.

“The Kurds, our partners, are selling oil to Iran. We’re not thrilled about that. I’m not happy about it at all. At the same time, they fight better when we fight with them,” he added.

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Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-01-03 15:08

Probably Erdog in his recent phone conversation must have shared this Bull Sht to Trump and all of a sudden Trump got enlightenment about Iran, Kurds, Oil Sale etc. Poor Amrikans & the whole rest of the world doesn’t know what else to expect from Trump and his loose cannon.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-01-03 14:23

Seems a bit odd : Iran doesn’t needs to buy oil : if they were in full production due to enough orders, they could be the #2 oil producer after KSA…
Any way, seems that Trump is not totally understanding the banking system and the REAL interest of ANY war : the war induced debt!
Any other excuse gven about any war is a gigantic amount of bullshïts.

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2019-01-03 14:55
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

First time ever I agree with you fully on this one. Iran really doesn’t need any oil to buy and Trump is not the smartest person on the world. However, he is known to say something and after a few days to claim he meant something different than what people understood. So, I expect him to talk more about that in the next few days with more “clarification”…