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Damning: US forces in Eastern Syria made a ‘gold for safe passage’ deal with Daesh – with plundered gold

Damning: US forces in Eastern Syria made a ‘gold for safe passage’ deal with Daesh – with plundered gold

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Earlier, local sources speaking to Syrian media alleged that US forces had used choppers to transfer large boxes of the precious metal from the al-Dashisha area in al-Hasakah, northeast Syria as part of a loot-for-amnesty deal. The US military has made another deal with Daesh (ISIS)* involving dozens of tonnes of gold in exchange for safe passage for militants and commanders in Deir ez-Zor Province, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) has reported, citing local sources. According to SANA’s information, US helicopters transported a cache of gold bullion under the cover of night on Sunday, with the gold earlier stored in the al-Baghouz area of the Deir ez-Zor countryside where the terrorists were holed up. According to SANA’s estimates, the US has now transferred a total of about 50 tonnes of the precious metal (worth about $2.13 billion as of this writing) out of Syria. Daesh is thought to have accumulated the gold through its campaign of plunder and terror across Syria and Iraq…
Source: Damning: US forces in Eastern Syria made a ‘gold for safe passage’ deal with Daesh – with plundered gold

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