ISIS’ End ‘In Sight’, Says Donald Trump After Historic Raqa Victory

22-10-2017

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Saturday a transition can soon begin to set conditions for lasting peace in Syria now that the end of the ISIS "caliphate is in sight" with the fall of Raqa. The United States and its allies will support diplomatic negotiations "that end the violence, allow refugees to return safely home, and yield a political transition that honors the will of the Syrian people," Trump said in a statement. The declaration came four days after US-backed Kurdish-led forces recaptured Raqa, the capital of ISIS self-proclaimed caliphate and its last major stronghold in Syria. Trump said the entire city has been liberated from ISIS control, which he said

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ISIS’ End ‘In Sight’, Says Donald Trump After Historic Raqa Victory