Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal Criticises U.S. Over Planned Withdrawal Of Troops From Syria

BBC: Saudi Prince al-Faisal warns against US Syria pullout

A senior member of the Saudi royal family has warned against a US troop withdrawal from Syria.

Prince Turki al-Faisal told the BBC the action would have a negative impact, further entrenching Iran, Russia and the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.

US President Donald Trump announced in December that it was time to bring US troops home from Syria.

Prince Turki was speaking just before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a visit to Riyadh.

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Update: Saudi prince criticises US over planned withdrawal of troops from Syria -- ABC News Online

WNU Editor: I am sure The Saudis are not happy that the U.S. is leaving Syria. It means that they must now step up, a prospect that I am sure makes them feel very uncomfortable in view of how their military has failed to subdue the Houthis in Yemen..

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