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Spokesman: U.S. military trains dozens of Syrian fighters


U.S. military in Syria
U.S. military in Syria

WASHINGTON- The U.S. military said on Friday it had started training "dozens" of Syrian opposition fighters as part of a revamped program that aims to avoid mistakes that doomed its first training effort in Turkey last year.
U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, a Baghdad-based spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition battling ISIS, told Pentagon reporters that no Syrian fighters had graduated yet from the new programme.


Source: Reuters, April 1