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Defense Secretary Mark Esper U.S. troops leaving Syria as part of the withdrawal plan will be stationed in western Irak

Channel 1 Los Angeles

Washingtin D.C. 10/20/19

News Sources U.S.State Department

U.S. troops leaving Syria as part of the withdrawal plan recently announced by President Trump will be stationed in western Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday.

I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” said Esper.

 

He added that the U.S. withdrawal will be deliberate and safe, and it will take “weeks not days.”

 

According to a U.S. official, about a couple hundred troops have left Syria so far. The U.S. forces have been largely consolidated in one location in the west and a few locations in the east.

 

“Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal,” Esper told reporters while flying to the Middle East from Washington, according to the Associated Press, “but that’s the game plan right now.”

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