United States will withdraw 7000 troops from Afghanistan
Reporter: Qudratullah Lashkari
President Donald Trump has ordered for withdrawal of seven thousand US troops from Afghanistan. There are currently more than 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan, the Wall Street Journal quoted an American official as saying that more than seven thousand troops will withdraw from Afghanistan and withdrawal will begin in upcoming weeks.
Mr. Trump issued a US troop withdrawal order in Afghanistan, in time as, Zalmai Khalilzad, US special envoy for Afghanistan peace recently met with representatives of Taliban in the capital UAE, Abu Dhabi. Although according to the sources Abu Dhabi talks ended without any agreement, sources informed of the talks told the Wall Street Journal that in these talks Taliban could declare a ceasefire in exchange for a pledge The United States is discussing the decision to continue the presence of its troops in Afghanistan.
According to other sources, the source that he wants to mention his name said: the Taliban could take action in response to the decline of US troops in Afghanistan, in order to demonstrate the “goodwill” of the group to peace talks.