US, NATO forces to complete withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14 months

​​​​​​​Both Washington and the Afghan government announced that the American and NATO forces will complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14 months.

 The United States and the Afghan government said in a statement that the United States will reduce its forces in Afghanistan to 8,600 within 135 days of the agreement with the Taliban.

The statement indicated that the United States is committed to requesting annual financial resources to be used in training the Afghan security forces and providing them with equipment.

The joint statement of the Afghan and American governments made clear that the implementation of these obligations by the United States is linked to the Taliban Movement’s respect for its commitments .

The United States and the Taliban are preparing to sign an agreement in Qatar today, as part of a possible path for peace and an end to the long war between the two parties.

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