Miqdad: US occupation forces must withdraw from Syria

New York (ST): Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Faisal Miqdad, affirmed that the United States is obligated to withdraw its forces from Syria.

Miqdad told Russia 24 TV channel: "The presence of US forces in Syria is illegal and they should leave as soon as possible."

Mikdad added that if they don't, they will end up the same as in Afghanistan or any other country.

Miqdad and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed during their meeting yesterday in New York the need to end the illegal foreign presence on Syrian territory and to continue fighting terrorism until its complete elimination and the lifting of unilateral coercive measures on Syria.