Syria conflict: US 'planning to withdraw troops'
The US is preparing to withdraw all its troops from Syria, US media quoting defence officials report.One defence official told CNN the planning was for a full and rapid withdrawal.There are around 2,000 US troops on the ground in Syria, primarily training local forces to combat the Islamic State (IS) group.President Trump had promised earlier this year to pull US troops out of Syria very soon.This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. US preparing to withdraw forces fighting Islamic State group in Syria - media reports quoting defence officials News Today, Breaking News, Breaking news today, US News, UK News, trump news, World news