UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) — US House and Senate leaders on Monday denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from northeastern Syria, which critics fear could open the door to a Turkish strike against Kurdish-led fighters in the region.
“This resolution poses a serious threat to regional security and stability and sends a dangerous message to Iran and Russia, as well as to our allies, that the United States is no longer a trusted partner,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, said in a statement.
In the statement, Trump called for “reversing this dangerous decision”.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement: “A hasty withdrawal of US troops from Syria will only serve the interests of Russia, Iran and the Assad regime and increase the risk of the rise of the Islamic State and other militant groups once again.”
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