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Syria: Military Intervention

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL437, tabled on 28 October 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the al-Omar oilfield in Syria will be controlled by military personnel associated with the Coalition for the Defeat of ISIS or the United States Armed Forces.

Answered on

4 November 2019

‚ÄčThe purpose of the Global Coalition is to degrade and defeat Daesh. As part of this work, the Global Coalition has been engaged in a comprehensive campaign to disrupt and prevent Daesh from raising funds. US military decisions and troop movements are a matter for the US government.