Congress & the Middle East:
Letter Regarding Iranian Presence in Syria
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On November 14, 2017, 43 Congressmen signed a letter addressed to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging the Administration to present a plan to Congress outlining their strategy for containing Iranian presence in Syria. The letter warned Tillerson that Syria was falling further and further into Iranian hands, a development that worried regional allies. According to the letter,
should Iran be allowed to maintain a permanent military presence in Syria, it would pose a significant threat to Israel, Jordan, and United States interests. To read the full text of the letter, please click here.
Source: Adam Kredo.
Congressmen: U.S. Ceding Syria to Iran, Causing Rift With Israel, Washington Free Beacon, (November 14, 2017).