BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – United States special forces operatives based in Syria’s Al-Tanf region near the Iraqi border have willingly created a ‘reserve for terrorists’ according to Russian Deputy Minister of Defence Alexander Fomin.

The Russian official did not clarify whether this terrorist reserve in Al-Tanf was a safe haven specifically for Islamic State militants (who Russia has already accused the US of harboring in the area before) or anti-Assad fighters more generally speaking.

Russian diplomatic and military authorities have become increasingly less discriminate in determining which Syrian-based militant groups are terrorists, particularly in regards to US-backed paramilitary factions.

Despite repeated promises to fully withdraw from their garrison at Al-Tanf, US special forces remain embedded throughout a 55 kilometer by 55 kilometer area throughout the region with recent reports suggesting that an additional six hundred American operatives are to be moved there.

Syrian pro-government forces who attempt to enter the US security perimeter near Al-Tanf are subject to airstrikes by coalition warplanes.

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Russia could have asked removing Tanef pocket from USA in exchange for halting fight during period of time in E. Ghuteh

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All members of the Syrian Alliance have demanded the US to vacate its illegitimate Syrian occupation activities! US speaks with forked tongue and can neither be trusted or negotiated with including with the American people.