US President Donald Trump announced on December 19, 2018 that he will withdraw American troops from Syria.
Russian Foreign Ministry made a press statement regarding the US decision to withdraw from Syria.
In the statement, Russian officials point out that there are no concrete steps taken regarding the US decision to withdraw from Syria.
US President Donald Trump had announced on December 19, 2018 that he will withdraw his troops from Syria.
On his Twitter account, he had tweeted that the only reason they were in Syria during his presidency was to fight ISIS.
White House spokesman Sarah Sanders said in a statement that the US have entered a new phase of the fight against ISIS and that they have begun pulling back the US army from Syria.
It was claimed that the US Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to withdraw all its staff within 24 hours, while the US army is going to evacuate the country within 60 to 100 days.