US Defense Secretary Patrick Chanahan said on Thursday that any possible withdrawal of his country's troops from Afghanistan would not be done unilaterally but collectively with other allies.
He said other allies of his country would withdraw or reduce their military presence in coordination with Washington, a reference to the post-peace agreement with the Taliban.
This came in a press statement after a meeting of defense ministers of NATO member states, "NATO", the Belgian capital Brussels.
He added, according to the site, "US News" American, the allies of the "war on terror" in Afghanistan will emerge "more powerful and coordination."
It is noteworthy that Washington led in 2001, international forces overthrew the regime of the Taliban, on charges of harboring al-Qaeda.
In January, Washington and representatives of the group held a six-day round of peace talks in Doha, Qatar, and another round is scheduled for February 25.
The withdrawal or reduction of foreign presence in the country is the most important file of the talks, which are absent from the Afghan government to continue to the "Taliban" refused to recognize them.