A group of Saudi Arabian troops stationed at the base of the US-led coalition forces north of Baghdad arrived in the Syrian province of Haseke on Thursday, August 27. This was announced by the Al Mayadeen TV channel.
According to preliminary data, there are about 20 soldiers in the group, headed by officer Saud al-Jugeifi. The servicemen will be stationed at the largest American base in the city of Ash Shaddadi.
It is noted that these soldiers were withdrawn from the Al-Tajji base north of Baghdad, which was handed over to the Iraqi authorities on August 23 by the command of the international coalition.
At the moment, Damascus has not commented on the information about the arrival of the Saudi military at the American base in any way.
The US military has been in Syria since 2012 without the permission of official Damascus and without UN sanction. Currently, US forces are concentrated in the provinces of Haseke and Deir ez-Zor near major oil fields.