The U.S. wants to increase its military contingent in Syria several times

Administration Obama intends to increase its military contingent in Syria with the aim to strike at the Islamic state and to liberate Raqqa and Mosul. This was reported by a source in the Pentagon, reports RBC with reference to CNN.

So, the Obama administration on the proposal of the Ministry of defense intends to send to Syria 250 military personnel who will advise the teams of the opponents of Bashar al-Assad. Their task will be the preparation of the offensive to liberate Raqqa, the militants of the «Islamic state» is considered their capital.

Currently in Syria there are about 50 American soldiers. They are mostly stationed away from the front lines, advising the insurgents.

The need of the offensive against the terrorists declared Barack Obama at a meeting with Pentagon in the middle of this week.

Earlier media reported that the United States have almost completed the creation of the airbase in the Kurdish controlled part of Syria and has started construction of a second base dual (military and civilian) use.




The U.S. wants to increase its military contingent in Syria several times 09.04.2016

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