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    Barack Obama said that United States will deploy up to 250 additional personnel to Syria to fight the Daesh terrorist group.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The United States will deploy up to 250 additional personnel, including special forces, to Syria to fight the Daesh terrorist group, US President Barack Obama said Monday.

    “I have decided to increase US support for local forces fighting Daesh in Syria. The small number of American Special Operations Forces are already on the ground in Syria… And their expertise has been critical as local forces have driven Daesh out of key areas. So given this success I have approved the deployment of up to 250 additional US personnel in Syria, including special forces, to keep up this momentum,” Obama said during his visit to Hanover.

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