Donald Trump to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria

US President Donald Trump has authorised the arming of Kurdish fighters in Syria.

He said it is “necessary to ensure a clear victory” in a planned assault on Raqqa, the self-declared capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.

Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.

– Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
– Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

Leave a Comment