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Trump to annouce troops reduction in Iraq, Afghanistan

Trump to Announce Troops Reduction in Iraq, Afghanistan

KABUL – The US President Trump is all set to announce his decision over the further reduction of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.
According to the senior administration official, Trump will make the announcement on September 09.
The announcement is described to be aimed over convincing voters that he is following through promises to put an end to the endless wars.
The United States currently has 8,600 troops stationed in Afghanistan and about 5,400 troops in Iraq. It is reported that about a third of US troops will be reduced in Iraq, and some reduction would be made in number of troops in Afghanistan as well.
This comes as trump in an agreement with the Taliban in Doha this year, concurred to withdraw all the American troops from Afghanistan within 14 months.
(Sahar News)

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