The statements of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to al-Arabiya channel confirmed that the Syrian Kurds are not terrorists, where he said, "Everyone must know that the Syrian Kurds are not terrorists and that America is working to find a political path in Syria that enables the displaced people to return to their homes."

The US Secretary of State stressed that the declaration of the withdrawal from Syria does not contradict our strategy towards Iran." He added, "The withdrawal of our troops from Syria does not mean a retreat from the fight against terrorism."

He also pointed out that the US-Saudi relationship is essential to the stability and security of the region. He added, "We tell the partners that we will not leave the region."