President Trump is declaring victory against ISIS in Syria as his administration prepares to withdraw U.S. forces from the country.
“We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency,” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.
The White House confirmed in a statement that the administration has “started returning United States troops home” but emphasized that coalition efforts in Syria would continue. It also reiterated Trump’s claim that “the United States has defeated the territorial caliphate.”
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