United States to Raise Number of Troops in Afghanistan to 6,000|News Ghana

FILED - A CH53 helicopter from the German Bundeswehr hovers overs an armoured vehicle in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan in this ilustrative shot from March 5, 2013. Photo: picture alliance / dpa
FILED – A CH53 helicopter from the German Bundeswehr hovers overs an armoured lorry in Mazar- i-Sharif in Afghanistan in this ilustrative shot from March 5, 2013. Photo: image alliance/ dpa

The United States will increase the variety of soldiers in Afghanistan to about 6,000 within the next two days, along with will leave countless its residents from the nation in the next numerous days, the United States Department of State and Department of Defense stated in a joint declaration.

On Sunday, the Taliban Islamist motion (prohibited in Russia) gotten in Kabul, after which President Ashraf Ghani revealed resignation and left the nation. Ghani stated his choice was determined by the desire to avoid violence as the militants were prepared to perform an attack on the capital.

“Over the next 48 hours, we will have expanded our security presence to nearly 6,000 troops, with a mission focused solely on facilitating these efforts and will be taking over air traffic control,” the declaration stated.

“Tomorrow and over the coming days, we will be transferring out of the country thousands of American citizens who have been resident in Afghanistan, as well as locally employed staff of the U.S. mission in Kabul and their families and other particularly vulnerable Afghan nationals. And we will accelerate the evacuation of thousands of Afghans eligible for U.S. Special Immigrant Visas, nearly 2,000 of whom have already arrived in the United States over the past two weeks,” the departments included.

United States to Raise Number of Troops in Afghanistan to 6,000|News Ghana