Report: US military seized 50 tons of gold in caches

2/24/2019


A newspaper report said on Sunday that "US forces seized tons of gold" was held by elements of the organization of the call, and gave part of the Kurdish fighting forces in Syria.

The Basnews website quoted unnamed sources in a report by Nass today as saying that "dozens of tons were in the possession of the organization in his last pocket in the Bagouz suburb of Deir al-Zour, and became in the hands of the Americans.

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The sources estimated the gold with 50 tons, was transferred out of Syria through the bases in Kobani, western Iraqi Kurdistan.

Earlier in the year, the Washington Post published a report from Erbil to its correspondent, Gobi and Eric, in which he disclosed that the organizer of the with drawer brought with him a wealth of coins and gold, and fled them out of Iraq and Syria to finance future operations.


"One year after the collapse of the so-called caliphate, the organization sits on a mountain of money and gold, which its leaders have stockpiled to fund future operations and ensure that the organization survives for years to come," Warrick said.

The report notes that with the withdrawal of the organization's fighters from Syria and Iraq, the leaders carried with them large amounts of foreign exchange and gold, with a fortune estimated by experts about 400 million dollars, the wealth that was looted from banks and criminal acts, pointing out that although most of this wealth Hidden, but the leaders have washed a quantity of them in legitimate business throughout the Middle East

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Security officials are quoted as saying that the money is to fund future operations if he leaves his current position.
Meanwhile, the Secretary-General of the people of the right Qais al-Khazali, said that "the United States took the gold went to Iraq and turned foreign impulses to him."

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