A US soldier stands guard during a joint patrol with Turkish troops in the Syrian village of al-Hashisha. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump orders major withdrawal of US forces from northern Syria, days after vows to not ‘abandon’ regional partners

  • US Defence Secretary Mark Esper makes announcement as Turkish forces continue their offensive against the Kurds in Syria
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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A US soldier stands guard during a joint patrol with Turkish troops in the Syrian village of al-Hashisha. Photo: AFP
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