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Isis '100 Percent' Defeated in Syria: Trump

Counterterrorism & Security

7Dnews London

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:12 GMT

US President Donald Trump said Friday March 22th that Isis extremists has been "100 percent" defeated in Syria, AFP has reported.

Trump showed journalists maps, one showing the large areas once held by the group and a second that showed the situation on Friday with no presence.

"The territorial caliphate has been eliminated in Syria," spokesperson Sarah Sanders said.

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