Continued: US Reveals Plans to Reduce Troops in Iraq
US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw some of the American troops from Iraq and Afghanistan. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to a high-ranking official of the White House administration.
The American leader will officially announce his decision on Wednesday, September 9th.
Earlier, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States plans to completely withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by May 2021. “We have concluded an agreement. We will reach zero, we will withdraw our forces from there. I think it will be May next year, ”the politician answered when asked about negotiations between the American side and the Taliban terrorist movement (banned in Russia). Pompeo stressed that at the moment the United States has reduced its military presence in the country by half.