White House: Trump did not order the start of the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date: 2018/12/29 10:05 • 32 times read[/rtl]
President of the United States, Donald Trump, has not made a decision on reducing the US military presence in Afghanistan or withdrawing US forces from there.
"Donald Trump has not taken a decision to reduce the US military presence in Afghanistan and did not ask the Pentagon to begin the process of withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan," the agency quoted a statement by Marks as saying.
The newspaper "Wall Street Journal" earlier that the US administration is considering the possibility of reducing its military presence in Afghanistan, where the US military to the longest military operation there, since 2001. For
its part, CNN quoted a source in the White House that the number of military Americans stationed in Afghanistan will be reduced to 7,000 people, almost half.
There are currently more than 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan. In the era of former US President Barack Obama did not exceed the number of 10 thousand people