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First Look US, allies set to evacuate Syrian 'White Helmets' away from Russian-backed forces

The United States, Britain, and Canada will lead an evacuation for Syrian civil defense workers trapped in southwest Syria as the Syrian Army appears to be gaining ground and could likely target the Western-backed White Helmets. 

Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets/AP/File

United States officials say the US is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area.

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