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Trump hints at U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria

Baku, December 19, AZERTAC

U.S. President Donald Trump hinted on Wednesday in a tweet about imminent U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria as he claimed that the Islamic State has been defeated, xinhua reports.

"We have defeated ISIS (the Islamic State) in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency," Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning.

In a related development, minutes ahead of Trump's tweet, U.S. media cited anonymous officials from the Trump administration as saying that the United States is planning a rapid and full withdrawal of troops from Syria.

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