By Michael Hernandez
WASHINGTON (AA) - The Daesh terrorist group has lost all territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria, President Donald Trump announced Friday following a near five-year U.S.-led campaign.
Trump made the pronouncement in brief remarks to supporters after arriving in Florida.
He was briefed during the flight by acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One.
U.S.-allied forces have been fighting Daesh in its last remaining pocket in Baghouz, Syria.