During an interview with The Wall Street Journal, President-elect Donald Trump said that the US should stop to support Syrian ‘moderate’ opposition, as the country has “no idea who these people are.”
The US should stop to try to find and support Syrian ‘moderate’ opposition groups, as in fact, Americans “have no idea who these people are,” President-elect Donald Trump said during an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Friday.
The future US president also noted that the US should focus its efforts in Syria on fighting against terrorists of the Islamic State (IS) group, instead of attempting to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as well as be on the same wavelength with Russia.
“My attitude was you’re fighting Syria, Syria is fighting ISIS, and you have to get rid of ISIS. Russia is now totally aligned with Syria, and now you have Iran, which is becoming powerful, because of us, is aligned with Syria. … Now we’re backing rebels against Syria, and we have no idea who these people are,” Trump said.
If the US attacks Bashar al-Assad, “we end up fighting Russia, fighting Syria,” the politician concluded.