BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:45 A.M.) – Spain’s Foreign Minister Josep Borrell stated on Saturday that the U.S. appeal for NATO member-states to fill the void left by its impending pull-out from Syria was a surprise.

“Requests between countries aren’t made in press releases or conference comments. Spain and the majority of countries aren’t prepared to step in for the US after a withdrawal that was decided in a unilateral way, by surprise”, Borrell said.

The comments come just two months after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw his country’s troops from Syria.

Despite the announcement, the U.S. has yet to withdraw any military personnel from Syria; however, they have made preparations for their impending withdrawal from the country.

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NATO is a mutual defense pact and not an US owned military adventure club.

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Spain doesn’t want to send its military because there is nothing in it for it. Period.

They are only good enough to send their armies in the medieval times to South Americas and eradicate the local population of Native Americans and destroy their native religion and establish the religion of cross and spread disease and rob their Gold.

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estrategia barata para no enfrentarse directamente a Rusia Iran y Hezbolla, que es lo que se viene en la guerra en Siria, y dejarle a la EU este chicharron, cobarde!

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johnny was

good call from the spanish – nato out of kurdistan