Trump announced the immediate withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan


On February 29, 2020, the United States and the Taliban Afghan movement (banned in Russia) entered into a peace agreement. From Washington, he was signed by the US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, and from the Taliban, he was signed by the deputy leader, head of the Qatari political office, Mullah Abdullah Gani Baradar. After that, US President Donald Trump announced the immediate withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.


In addition, Trump congratulated the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, as well as the residents of this long-suffering country with the conclusion of the said peace agreement. Before that, Washington promised the Taliban that it would lift American sanctions from them (members of the said movement). At the same time, the Pentagon emphasized that Washington “without hesitation” would break this agreement if the Taliban do not fulfill their obligations.

I want to remember everyone who lost their lives as a result of this war. <...> I want to thank our injured soldiers. <...> They want to go back (to the USA)

- said Trump.

We have just signed an agreement that gives us the opportunity to do this - to reduce to about 8 thousand people

- Trump explained.

Today. It will start immediately

- Trump specified, answering the question of when exactly the withdrawal of US troops will begin.

It must be clarified that according to the agreements, the United States must withdraw 14 of its military from the territory of Afghanistan in 13 months. At the same time, the Taliban should sit at the negotiating table with official Kabul. The Taliban pledged not to allow their members, including al-Qaeda members (banned in Russia), to use the territory of Afghanistan to undermine the security of the United States and its allies. By March 10, 2020, the parties pledged to release prisoners, Washington and Kabul - 5 thousand, and the Taliban - 10 thousand.

It should be recalled that US troops appeared in Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. Therefore, it is not surprising that Trump’s promise to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan became one of the key in his election campaign (elections should be held in November 2020).
  • Photos used: James Mattis / wikipedia.org
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  1. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 1 March 2020 09: 59
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    It brought the USSR troops, and it is designed for fools and for campaign promises !!!
  2. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF 1 March 2020 10: 29
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    So the Taliban is recognized as a terrorist organization. Or at the time of signing, they became an equal party?
    America felt sorry for the cutthroats or was it difficult to deliver quality diapers to hard-to-reach Afghan, sorry, American fortresses?
    Although it is indecent to mention that this is an American zrad ...
    1. GRF Offline GRF
      GRF 1 March 2020 12: 18
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      Well, yes, it’s for us to negotiate with the Turks. There are so many times foretellers have warned about this before ... But here, after all, are decent people, whose roots are whoa ...
      I think the next ones will be Boko Haram, with whom the Americans will conclude mutually beneficial agreements, otherwise they say that the wrong owners got diamonds ...
  3. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 1 March 2020 20: 37
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    That is introduced, then displayed, then again displayed. IDB (imitation of violent activity) before the elections and no more.

  4. TRANSFER: February 29, 2020, the United States signed an act of surrender to the Taliban.