The Unites States is “closely monitoring” the situation in Syria’s Idlib province, where efforts are underway to drive terrorists out.
“President Donald J. Trump has warned that such an attack would be a reckless escalation of an already tragic conflict and would risk the lives of hundreds of thousands of people,” press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement on Tuesday.
Takfiri terrorists have failed to destabilize the Syrian government in the face of the army’s battles despite occupying major parts of the country since starting their foreign-backed militancy in 2011.
Ever since, Syria and its allies have tackled terrorism in most of the country, yet parts of its northwest remain occupied by terrorists.
Sanders’ comments came a day after Trump warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his close allies, Russia and Iran, not to “recklessly attack” Idlib, claiming that civilian people could lose their lives “in this…