Kurds claim that the United States has agreed to remain in Syria.
LONDON – Leading Syrian Kurdish politician stated Thursday that the United States would remain in Syria to destroy Islamic State.
Therefore, build infrastructure and play a role in the search for a political solution after more than ten years of civil war.
One of Syria’s most senior Kurdish leaders told Reuters after meeting with representatives from the Pentagon, the State Department.
However, the White House said that the United States had made a clear commitment towards the Kurds.
Ilham Ahmed, a Kurdish leader and president of Syria’s Democratic Council’s executive committee, stated that they had promised to “do whatever it takes” to destroy Islamic State.
After that, they can build infrastructure in North-Eastern Syria.
Ahmed stated that they had said they would stay in Syria and not withdraw.
They will continue fighting Islamic State. “Before Trump, they were unclear during the Afghan withdrawal. But this time, they made it clear.”