Trump expected to announce withdrawal of 0ver 4,000 troops from Afghanistan
A leading American television network reported on saturday that the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump intends to announce the withdrawal of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan in the coming days.
Three current and former Whitehouse officials told National Broadcasting Company that the President is planing and immediate withdrawal of troops that will see a massive reduction in active American troops in the region, which currently stand between 12,000 and 13,000.
The news is likely to come early next week following renewed peace talks with the Taliban. It is unclear when the withdrawal would begin following the announcement.