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American troops will act as 'small peacekeeping force' in the region: Syria welcomes US decision

DNA Friday, 22 February 2019
The Kurdish-led administration that runs much of northern Syria welcomed a US decision to keep 200 American troops in the country after a pullout, saying it would protect their region and may encourage European states to keep forces there too.
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News video: U.S. to leave 200 American troops in Syria after pullout

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The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House said, as President Donald Trump pulled back from a complete withdrawal. Emily Wither reports.

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