PressTV-Trump gives in to calls to slow down Syria troop pullout

United States President Donald Trump has given in to pressure to slow down his planned troop pullout from Syria, permitting the US military four months to withdraw.

The New York Times reported the decision on Monday. Trump had initially given the American forces 30 days for the procedure.

The American president had hinted at a more extensive pullout timetable earlier on Monday, tweeting about “slowly sending our troops back home.”

Many military and Pentagon officials had sought to entirely change the president’s mind on the planned pullout. Some military officials also argue that more time is required…

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