BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 P.M.) – The Russian Federation has applauded the U.S.’ decision to withdraw their forces from Syria after first intervening in 2014.
“A milestone story which might evolve from this decision is a real prospect for a political solution,” the spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said adding that the US decision aroused hopes of de-escalation in At-Tanf.
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“Hope emerges that this location on the Syrian map will follow the example of Aleppo and other Syrian towns and villages which begin getting back to peaceful life,” she explained.
“Once Americans were there, there was no such hope,” she added.
On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that all American troops would be withdrawing from Syria.
The U.S. President said that his forces had defeated the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) and returning home after this mission.