Syrian Army Will Liberate ‘Every Inch of Syria’ Even if US Doesn’t Leave – MFA

(sputniknews.com) – Damascus and Kurdish forces have reportedly stepped up their efforts to strike a longstanding political settlement following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from Syria.

Government forces will liberate the entirety of Syria even if Trump reneges on his announced pull-out, a source in the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) told Sputnik correspondent Suliman Mulhem on Friday.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the MFA source insisted that President Bashar al-Assad has no intention of allowing Syrian territory to remain out of government hands in the long-term, adding that the Syrian Army and its allies are “ready to forcefully recover every inch” of the war-torn country.

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