On Tuesday night, the last U.S. troops withdrew after 20 years of war in Afghanistan.
– I am responsible for the exit decision. Some say we should have done this before or we could have done it more systematically. I do not accept that, says US President Joe Biden. On Tuesday night, he spoke with the nation about the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Biden says the expulsion from Kabul was a huge success and that the United States had no choice but to leave the country.
The last U.S. flights departed from Kabul until Tuesday, and the Taliban now control the city’s airport. U.S. Army Neutralized and left Dozens of planes and armored vehicles before leaving Afghanistan.
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The president believes that ninety percent of Americans who want to leave Afghanistan have now escaped.
20 officers were wounded in the operation and 13 heroes were killed. We are indebted to them and we can never pay.
With that the country is at war for 20 years. It was the longest-running armed conflict in which the United States participated. Four different governments, the Republican Party and the Democrats, handled the conflict.
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Biden also issued a clear warning to terrorists who want the wrath of the United States.
We are not done with you, America will never rest, will never forgive, we will never forget, we will hunt you down to the end of the world, you will pay the price, says Biden.
The United States alone has expelled more than 120,000 people from Kabul since before the Taliban began operations Occupied the capital of Afghanistan 14. August
There must be somewhere between 100 and 200 Americans who want to leave Afghanistan. Many of them were unable to reach the airport on time before the last soldiers left the country.
Since March, we have tried 19 times to reach out to Americans in Afghanistan with numerous warnings and offers to help them leave the country. “After we started the deportation, we identified more than 5,000 Americans who had previously decided to stay, but now we want to leave the country,” Biden says.
Biden still promises to help all Americans who want to leave the country. Foreign Minister Blingen will lead the diplomatic drive to deport travelers.
– Our soldiers and allies were able to bring out more than 5,500 Americans, thousands of residents and diplomats, as well as about 2,000 local personnel and translators who assisted US forces.
The plan to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan came during the Trump administration. An agreement was signed with the Taliban in February 2020, by which time it already controlled half of the country.