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Syria: SDF Announces Defeat of Islamic State

United States-backed Syrian Democratic Forces has formally announced the destruction of Islamic State’s control of land in eastern Syria.

The forces would continue its military and security campaigns against jihadist sleeper cells.

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the fall of the Islamic State group’s five-year caliphate, but warned that the terror group remained a threat.

U.S. President said the U.S. would “remain vigilant until IS is finally defeated”.

British Prime Minister Theresa May hailed the defeat of the Islamic State after the capture of the terrorist network’s last held territory of Baghuz in Syria and vowed to carry on fighting the terrorist ideology. 

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