Congratulating American troops for their daring air raid in northwest Syria that led to the death of the world’s most wanted terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, top US leaders on Sunday described it as a great day for America and praised President Donald Trump for the secret mission.
“It is truly a great day in America! Congratulations to President Trump, our intel community, and our US Special Forces for eliminating the most wanted terrorist in the world,” said Nikki Haley, Indian-American leader and former US Ambassador to the UN.
“This is a great day for United States, the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, and people all across the world who have suffered far too long from the cruelty of terrorism,” said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi was taken down by the US Special Forces during an air raid in his hideout in northwest Syria on Saturday night.
“While there is still work left to do to ensure ISIS’s enduring defeat, Baghdadi’s death follows the path of scores of other ISIS leaders that have been removed from the battlefield and can no longer commit heinous atrocities or spread their vile ideology of hatred to poison and recruit vulnerable minds. His evil acts of beheadings, enslavement of women, rape, torture, and pure brutality follows him to his grave,” Pompeo said.
“This is a great day for America and a great day for the world. Last night, US joint special operations forces and interagency partners flawlessly executed a Commander-in-Chief…