Hirunews Logo
Obama+Plans+to+Send+250+more+US+troops+to+Syria-Urges+Reinstatement+of+Syria+Ceasefire
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 9:17
Obama Plans to Send 250 more US troops to Syria-Urges Reinstatement of Syria Ceasefire
19

Shares
2,315

Views

US President Barack Obama plans to send 250 more military personnel to Syria, increasing the U.S. presence on the ground there to about 300 troops to help fight Islamic State militants.

The deployment will come on top of 50 special operations forces whom Obama deployed to Syria last year.

Meanwhile, the US President made a plea yesterday, for warring parties in Syria to return to peace talks and "reinstate" a ceasefire.

This was said, as he defended a refusal to establish a safe zone in the country.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
1,660 Views
3,770 Views
2,683 Views
4,216 Views
2,607 Views
48,071 Views
Top