President Donald Trump froze $ 200 million dedicated to reconstruction of liberated cities in Syria, calling Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the matter.
Thanks freeze comes after only a few hours of the Trump’s announcement of US troops’ withdrawal from Syria.
“We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon,” Trump revealed during a speech in Ohio earlier on Thursday.
“Let the other people take care of it now.” he added.
Meanwhile, according to Turkish Anadolu News Agency, the US top official has discussed significant issues relating to Syria and Iraq with Erdogan in a phone call on Friday.