WORLD US withdrawal from Afghanistan 2-6% complete: military


US withdrawal from Afghanistan 2-6% complete: military


08:42, May 05, 2021

The United States has completed two to six percent of its withdrawal from Afghanistan, with the equivalent of 60 cargo planes of material so far removed ahead of the September deadline, officials said Tuesday.

This handout photograph taken on May 2, 2021 and released by Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense shows a US soldier and an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier shaking hands during a handover ceremony to the Afghan National Army (ANA) army 215 Maiwand corps at Antonik camp in Helmand province. (Photo: AFP)

The US military is to publish weekly updates on the withdrawal, including on "the retrograde of troops and equipment" and turning over equipment and facilities to the Afghan security forces.

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