U.S. President Donald trump expects to replace the American military in Syria in Arabic. This writes the The Wall Street Journal citing sources in the White house.
According to the source newspaper, Advisor to the President for national security John Bolton have already contacted the leadership of Egypt’s intelligence to discuss the possibility of cooperation in the region. In Cairo has not commented on the US proposal.
Washington also appealed to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates with a request to allocate funds for the reconstruction of the Northern part of Syria and the maintenance of stability. We are talking about billions of dollars, the newspaper writes. The United States also want the Arab countries sent their military to the region, which, as previously stated the Americans will leave.
This caused the concern of some officials, since the withdrawal of American armed forces from Syria could strengthen the influence of Iran, Russia and terrorist groups in the region and lead to the restoration of organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), according to a source in the White house.
Experts have expressed doubts about the success of the strategy of Washington. “Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates sent troops to Yemen, and Egypt are unlikely to want to send the military in is not controlled by the Syrian government of the territory”, — said senior researcher Middle East Institute in Washington. He noted that the Arab countries might not agree to send troops there, where not staying the us armed forces.
In early April, trump suggested Saudi Arabia to pay if she wants in Syria remained of the American military presence.