ad

Type Here to Get Search Results !

Home Ad

85% of Afghan territory in Taliban's control, Shahabuddin Delawar Taliban official declareds in Moscow

Taliban official Shahabuddin Delawar declared in Moscow on Friday that the Taliban control 85 per cent of Afghanistan's territory. 

 

Taliban official Shahabuddin Delawar declared in Moscow on Friday that the Taliban control 85 per cent of Afghanistan's territory.


Taliban official Shahabuddin Delawar announced in Moscow on Friday that the Taliban controlled 85 percent of Afghanistan.

After nearly two decades of fighting, foreign forces, including the US, are backing off, strengthening Taliban insurgents to try to take a new position in Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan has been completed by more than 90 percent, Pentagon's Central Command was announced on Tuesday.

CentCom said it had officially handed over seven former US bases to Afghanistan's security forces and released about 1,000 C-17 air cargo equipment into the country, ahead of the September deadline to end the operation.

On Friday, U.S. forces handed over the Bagram airport north of Kabul, the main US military base in the country most of the time in the past two decades.

Tuesday's announcement emphasized that most of the U.S. military and civilian withdrawal procedures ordered by President Joe Biden in April have been completed.

At the time of Biden's command, there were officially 2,500 U.S. troops and 16,000 private contractors.

According to reports, there were also US special forces operating in Afghanistan at the time and not included in this official figure. On Friday the U.S. military handed over the Bagram airport north of Kabul, which is the largest U.S. military base in the country during most of the war for the past two decades.

Tuesday's announcement emphasized that most of the U.S. military and civilian withdrawal procedures ordered by President Joe Biden in April have been completed.

At the time of Biden's command, there were officially 2,500 U.S. troops and 16,000 private contractors.

According to reports, there were 1,000 US special forces deployed in Afghanistan at the time and not included in the official figure.

Tags

Top ad res

inarticle code

ad res