#Kabul: The last is the twenty-year war All US troops left Afghanistan and returned to the country As previously announced, the United States completed the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan before the August 31 deadline. US President Joe Biden himself announced this in a tweet As soon as US and NATO forces left Kabul, the Taliban set off a fireworks display.
“Our military presence in Afghanistan is over,” Biden wrote on Twitter, thanking the country’s military. In the last 17 days, our forces have carried out the largest evacuation in the history of the United States. More than 120,000 U.S. citizens, citizens of allied countries and U.S. Afghan allies have been rescued. In doing so, our army has shown unparalleled courage, professionalism and determination. “
The past 17 days have seen our troops execute the largest airlift in US history. They have done it with unmatched courage, professionalism, and resolve. Now, our 20-year military presence in Afghanistan has ended.
Despite President Biden’s remarks, General Kenneth McKenzie on behalf of the Pentagon acknowledged that the number of people expected to be rescued from Afghanistan had not been reached.
On Monday, in a rescue plane from Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport, the US military and commandos, as well as the US ambassador to Afghanistan, returned.
At the same time, Joe Biden said he would explain why troops were not left in Afghanistan after August 31 in a speech to the nation tomorrow afternoon. Biden said earlier in the day that the decision to end the rescue operation in Afghanistan had been taken in consultation with the heads of various branches of the force and commandants in Afghanistan. At the same time, Biden hopes that the Taliban will not prevent aspiring Afghans, including foreigners staying in Afghanistan, from leaving the country. Biden said in a written statement that the world would fulfill its obligations to Afghanistan only if it kept its promises.
As soon as the US troops returned, the Taliban erupted in a frenzy Photo-AFP
The Taliban had earlier said that no foreign troops, including the United States, would be present in Afghanistan after August 31. They have an agreement with the United States to this effect Not only did the US withdraw its troops, it also cut off its diplomatic presence in Afghanistan. For the time being, all the work related to this will be done from Qatar However, former President Donald Trump has sharply criticized the Biden administration for hastily declaring an end to the war. According to him, the Biden administration proved its incompetence by withdrawing troops in this way Trump has demanded the immediate return of all American equipment in Afghanistan. Trump has claimed that the combined value of which is about 75 billion US dollars
After the 9/11 attacks, the United States sent troops to Afghanistan to root out militants. Twenty years later, with the US troops leaving Afghanistan, the question of how far the US has been able to achieve that goal is being raised around the world.