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US wants to annex oil to Northeast Syria

Senator Lindsey Graham, who has close ties with US President Donald Trump, reported on Sunday, October 20, the secret agreement of Washington with Kurdish militias on the control of oil fields in northern Syria.

"The most important thing for me is the oil fields," Graham quoted President Trump as saying. We will prevent oil deposits from falling into the hands of Iranians.

I believe that we are about to create a joint venture with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to modernize the oil fields and ensure that they get the revenues from them, not the Iranians or Assad, "he said...

Lindsey Graham noted that this could help pay for their "little commitment" in the future. "Protecting Israel is the number one goal. And we can do all this with a very small force, "he said...