Americans are urgently taking troops from Afghanistan: they are being driven by the coronavirus

By the beginning of June, the United States intends to reduce the number of its troops in Afghanistan to 8.6 thousand troops.

Americans are urgently taking troops from Afghanistan: they are being driven by the coronavirus

This was reported by Reuters, citing sources among US officials and NATO representatives.

It is worth noting that earlier such a plan should have been implemented only by mid-July.

Accelerated troop withdrawal caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The first to leave Afghanistan are support staff and those at risk.

US President Donald Trump has previously stated that he will withdraw troops from Afghanistan “in a reasonable amount of time.” He did not name any dates.

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