According to the senator, the withdrawal of troops from Syria would jeopardize the security of the American people and the United States, as well as "encourage enemies and weaken important alliances." Corresponding material is published on the website of the newspaper The Washington Post.
According to McConnell, such decisions, in particular, the withdrawal of the military from Afghanistan and Iraq, entailed serious consequences, including "laying the foundation for the September 11 terrorist attack" and "the prosperity of the Islamic State * in Iraq."
"American wars will remain" endless "only if America refuses to win them," the politician said.
Earlier, Donald Trump announced the readiness of the United States "to get out of endless wars" and to withdraw US troops from Syria.
After that, a senior representative of the American administration said that the United States did not withdraw all of its troops from the SAR, but moved troops located in the north of the country.
* “Islamic State” (ISIS, ISIS) - the organization was recognized as terrorist by decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of December 29, 2014.