“With the liberation of Daesh’s capital and the vast majority of its territory, the end of the Daesh caliphate is in sight,” Trump said in a statement.
“We will soon transition into a new phase in which we will support local security forces, de-escalate violence across Syria, and advance the conditions for lasting peace, so that the terrorists cannot return to threaten our collective security again,” he said.
The leaders of the terrorists, as well as anyone who supports them, “must and will face justice,” Trump concluded.
The capture of Raqqa, the former”capital” of the de facto of the EI in Syria, is the latest victory in the date of the democratic Forces in syria (FDS), an alliance antijihadistes with air support crucial in the United States. Since 2015, they have driven out of the reaction of several regions, establishing itself as a force to be reckoned with on the struggle against the organisation jihadist. These forces could eventually approach the regime of Bashar al-Assad and Russia, in this country fragmented by war.