Biden to announce withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan
Washington, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) President Joe Biden will formally announce on Wednesday that US troops will withdraw from Afghanistan before the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, a senior administration official said.
The withdrawal extends the US forces' presence past the May 1 deadline set by the Donald Trump administration in an agreement with the Taliban, a senior US official said at a press conference.
According to the source, who requested anonymity, the United States will end its war in Afghanistan, the longest in its history.
The official said that Biden will formally announce his plan on Wednesday, and no conditions will be imposed on the Afghan Government or the Taliban for the withdrawal.
The president has judged that a conditions-based approach, which has been used for past two decades, is a recipe for staying in Afghanistan forever.
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