The U.S. troop withdrawal from Northern Syria is underway. More than 100 military vehicles were reportedly seen crossing the Syrian border Monday and entering Northern Iraq.
Officials noted this is just the first phase of the withdrawal as nearly 1,000 troops are expected to be relocated from Syria to Iraq. [RELATED: Experts Confirm Elizabeth Warren’s Record ‘Does Not Match Her Rhetoric’]
While speaking at a press conference in Afghanistan Monday, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the process could take weeks.
“The present phase of withdrawal involved those troops up along the border, if you will, principally at the Kobani at this point in time,” he stated. “This withdrawal will take weeks not days, until that time our forces will remain in the towns that are located in the oil fields.” [RELATED: Rep. McCarthy Roasts Pelosi For Leaving White House Meeting in Epic Interview [VIDEO]
However, despite Trump having the situation under control, Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff have decided to take a trip to Jordan to interfere in the process:
Over the weekend, Esper said U.S. forces are heading to Iraq to continue their campaign against ISIS militants.
Had a great opportunity to meet w/Afghan President @ashrafghani tonight. We discussed the US commitment to the @ResoluteSupport Support mission & the strength of our partnership. We are agreed that Afghanistan must never again become a safe haven for terrorists to attack the US. pic.twitter.com/Xt3w5erwd6
— Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper (@EsperDoD) October 20, 2019