US forces leave Syrian bases

U.S. forces have evacuated their base in al-Malikiya area near the Syrian-Iraqi-Turkish borders after about six months of their presence at the base, northeast of Hasaka.

Local sources, quoted by Syrian news agency SANA, in Hasaka said that U.S. troops positioned in the base of Khrab al-Jir have started to completely evacuate the base as about 40 trucks carrying military equipment and vehicles have exited from the base heading for al-Sweidyia village near the crossing of al-Walid paving the way for their withdrawal towards the Iraqi territories.

In the same context, local sources in the southern countryside of Hasaka city said that 50 trucks carrying military and logistic equipment belonging to the U.S. occupation troops have left their base in al-Shadadi city, and they headed north through the eastern road which leads to al-Houl area in Hasaka eastern countryside, paving the way for their withdrawal towards Iraq through the crossing of al-Walid in the countryside of al-Yarubiya town .

The sources noted that a number of trucks which exited from al-Shadadi city were coming from the positions of the U.S. forces in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside.