Macron Convinced Trump to Not Withdraw Troops from Syria

  • According to a statement released by the France President Emmanuel Macron, he has convinced the US president Donald Trump not to pull out the troops from Syria. He said that he even urged him to commit for the long-term there. However, he added that he has advised him to keep the strikes limited. On Saturday, joint strikes of UK, France, and the US targeted some Syrian government sites in response to the chemical attack that happened there earlier. Presidents of both France and the US have held a meeting multiple times in the days preceding the military action.